Quishuar District

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This article is about the district in the Huancavelica Region, Peru. For other uses, see Kiswar (disambiguation).

Quishuar
Kiswar

District

Country
 Peru

Region
Huancavelica

Province
Tayacaja

Founded
March 6, 1957

Capital
Quishuar

Government

 • Mayor
José Rodolfo Acevedo Segura

Area

 • Total
31.54 km2 (12.18 sq mi)

Elevation
3,130 m (10,270 ft)

Population (2005 census)

 • Total
1,023

 • Density
32/km2 (84/sq mi)

Time zone
PET (UTC-5)

UBIGEO
090713

Quishuar District is one of sixteen districts of the province Tayacaja in Peru.[1]
Its Quechua name kiswar is the name of the tree Buddleja incana.
Ethnic groups[edit]
The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (87.40%) learnt to speak in childhood, 12.60% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]
References[edit]

^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
^ inei.gob.pe Archived January 27, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

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Districts of Huancavelica Region
Peru

Acobamba

Acobamba
Andabamba
Anta
Caja
Marcas
Paucará
Pomacocha
Rosario

Angaraes

Anchonga
Callanmarca
Ccochaccasa
Chincho
Congalla
Huanca-Huanca
Huayllay Grande
Julcamarca
Lircay
San Antonio de Antaparco
Santo Tomás de Pata
Secclla

Castrovirreyna

Arma
Aurahua
Capillas
Castrovirreyna
Chupamarca
Cocas
Huachos
Huamatambo
Mollepampa
San Juan
Santa Ana
Tantara
Ticrapo

Churcampa

Anco
Chinchihuasi
Churcampa
Cosme
El Carmen
La Merced
Lacroja
Pachamarca
Paucarbamba
San Miguel de Mayocc
San Pedro de Coris

Huancavelica

Acobambilla
Acoria
Ascensión
Conayca
Cuenca
Huachocolpa
Huancavelica
Huando
Huayllahuara
Izcuchaca
Laria
Manta
Mariscal Cáceres
Moya
Nuevo Occoro
Palca
Pilchaca
Vilca
Yauli

Huaytará

Ayaví
Córdova
Huayacundo Arma
Huaytará
Laramarca
Ocoyo
Pilpichaca
Querco
Quito-Arma
San Antonio de Cusicancha
San Francisco de Sangayaico
San Isidro
Santiago de Chocorvos
Santiago de Quirahuara
Santo Domingo de Capillas
Tambo

Tayacaja

Acostambo
Acraquia
Ahuaycha
Colcab
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