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Pomabamba District

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Country  Peru
Founded  February 21, 1861
Time zone  PET (UTC-5)
Elevation  2,948 m
Province  Pomabamba Province
Region  Ancash
Capital  Pomabamba
UBIGEO  021601
Area  347.9 kmĀ²
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Pomabamba (Quechua Pumapampa, puma cougar, pampa large plain, "cougar plain") is the largest of 4 districts in the Pomabamba Province of the Ancash Region in Peru.

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (76.16%) learnt to speak in childhood, 23.62% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).

References

Pomabamba District Wikipedia


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