Iguain District

Country  Peru
Region Ayacucho
Province Huanta
Founded December 27, 1926
Capital Macachacra
  Mayor Fidel Canales Huayllasco
  Total 74.85 km2 (28.90 sq mi)
Elevation 3,025 m (9,925 ft)
Population (2005 census)
  Total 3,034
  Density 41/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
UBIGEO 050404

Iguain District is one of eight districts of the province Huanta in Peru.[1]

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (81.05%) learnt to speak in childhood, 18.67% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).[2]

See also


  1. (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital. Retrieved April 11, 2008.
  2. inei.gob.pe INEI, Peru, Censos Nacionales 2007, Frequencias: Preguntas de Población: Idioma o lengua con el que aprendió hablar (in Spanish)

Coordinates: 12°59′33″S 74°12′43″W / 12.9925°S 74.2120°W / -12.9925; -74.2120

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