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Ananea District

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Country  Peru
Founded  May 2, 1854
Time zone  PET (UTC-5)
Elevation  4,660 m
Region  Puno
Capital  Ananea
UBIGEO  211002
Area  939.6 km²
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Province  San Antonio de Putina Province

Ananea District is one of five districts of the San Antonio de Putina Province in Peru.

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Geography

The Apolobamba mountain range traverses the district. One of the highest peaks of the district is Palumani at 5,723 m (18,776 ft) above sea level. Other mountains are listed below:

History

Ananea District was created in May 2, 1854.

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (57.88%) learnt to speak in childhood, 36.50% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).

Mayors

  • 2011-2014: Samuel Ramos Quispe.
  • 2007-2010: Crispín Amanqui Rodríguez.
  • Festivities

  • July:
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
  • James, son of Zebedee.
  • References

    Ananea District Wikipedia


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