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San Salvador de Quije District

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Country  Peru
Founded  May 21, 1962
Subdivisions  33 populated places
Elevation  3,210 m
Province  Sucre Province
Region  Ayacucho
Capital  San Salvador de Quije
Time zone  PET (UTC-5)
Area  144.6 kmĀ²
San Salvador de Quije District

San Salvador de Quije is one of 11 districts of the Sucre Province in the Ayacucho region in Peru.



The population of San Salvador de Quije (2005 census) is 1,525 people, 788 men and 737 women.

Ethnic groups

The people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (95.86%) learnt to speak in childhood, 3.94% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language (2007 Peru Census).

Administrative division

The populated places in the district are:

  • San Salvador de Quije
  • Lluchcanta
  • Chilcabamba
  • Huanchos
  • Huacha Huacha
  • Chirihuaycco
  • Toccyascca
  • Potongo
  • Huayhuani
  • Irapata
  • Accobamba
  • Lleocca
  • Molle Pata
  • Huampo
  • Orccochacra
  • Rojasccata
  • Huaychilla
  • Humalucha
  • Pacpaca
  • Comunpampa
  • Huito
  • Ccochcca
  • Pallcca
  • Chiuchirilla
  • Gailaccocha
  • pallccacha
  • Pichuspata
  • Vista Alegre
  • Ayapata
  • Mollepampa
  • Matara
  • Ccocha Pata
  • Ccarahuisa
  • References

    San Salvador de Quije District Wikipedia

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