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Yaurisque District
YAURISQUE DISTRICT is one of nine districts of the province Paruro in Peru
Peru
. ETHNIC GROUPSThe people in the district are mainly indigenous citizens of Quechua descent. Quechua is the language which the majority of the population (88.44%) learnt to speak in childhood, 11.32% of the residents started speaking using the Spanish language
Spanish language
(2007 Peru
Peru
Census ). SEE ALSO * Wanakawri REFERENCES * ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática . Banco de Información Distrital
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2007 Peru Census
The 2007 PERU CENSUS was a detailed enumeration of the Peruvian population. It was conducted by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática on Sunday, October 21, 2007. Its full name in Spanish is XI CENSO DE POBLACIóN Y VI DE VIVIENDA (Eleventh Population and Sixth Household Census). The previous census performed in Peru
Peru
was the 2005 Census
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Canas Province
CANAS PROVINCE is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
in the southern highlands of Peru
Peru
. CONTENTS * 1 Geography
Geography
* 2 Political division * 3 Ethnic groups * 4 See also * 5 Sources GEOGRAPHYThe La Raya mountain range
La Raya mountain range
traverses the province
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Quechua Language
QUECHUA (/ˈkɛtʃuə/ , in AmE also /ˈkɛtʃwɑː/ ) , known as RUNASIMI ("people's language") in the Quechuan language, is an indigenous language family , with variations spoken by the Quechua peoples , primarily living in the Andes
Andes
and highlands of South America . Derived from a common ancestral language, it is the most widely spoken language family of indigenous peoples of the Americas , with a total of probably some 8–10 million speakers. Approximately 25% (7.7 million) of Peruvians speak some variation of Quechua. It is perhaps most widely known for being the main language of the Inca Empire . The colonisers initially encouraged its use, but from the middle of their reign they suppressed it. However, Quechua ultimately survived , and variants are still widely spoken today
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Quechua People
The QUECHUA PEOPLE are the indigenous peoples of South America
South America
who speak any of the Quechua languages . Most Quechua speakers live in Peru
Peru
, Ecuador
Ecuador
, Bolivia
Bolivia
, Argentina
Argentina
, Chile
Chile
and Colombia
Colombia
. The most common Quechua dialect is Southern Quechua . The Kichwa people of Ecuador
Ecuador
speak the Kichwa dialect ; in Colombia, the Inga people speak Inga Kichwa . The Quechua word for a Quechua speaker is runa or nuna ("person"); the plural is runakuna or nunakuna ("people")
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Indigenous Peoples Of The Americas
The INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE AMERICAS are the pre-Columbian peoples of the Americas
Americas
and their descendants. Indígenas or pueblos indígenas ("indigenous peoples") is a common term in Spanish-speaking countries , and pueblos nativos or nativos (lit. "native peoples" in the sense of descendants of non-immigrants) may also be heard, while aborigen (aborigine) is used in Argentina
Argentina
, and pueblos aborígenes (aboriginal peoples) is common in Chile
Chile
. The term "Amerindian" (short for "'Indians of the Americas") is used in Quebec
Quebec
, the Guianas , and the English-speaking Caribbean
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Instituto Nacional De Estadística E Informática
The INSTITUTO NACIONAL DE ESTADíSTICA E INFORMáTICA (INEI) ("National Institute of Statistics and Informatics") is a semi-autonomous Peruvian government agency which coordinates, compiles, and evaluates statistical information for the country. Its current director is Renán Quispe Llanos . As stated on its website, the INEI eases decision-making with help of quality statistical information and the use of information technology and thus helps develop the society. CONTENTS * 1 Censuses * 2 Coding systems * 3 See also * 4 External links CENSUSESThe latest census performed by the INEI is the 2005 Census , which was conducted from July 18 through August 20 of that year. Its preliminary results were released to the public on November 30, 2005 and final results on February 20, 2006 . An earlier census is the 1993 Census
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Cuzco Region
CUSCO, also spelled CUZCO (Spanish pronunciation: ; Quechua : Qusqu suyu), is a region in Peru
Peru
. It is bordered by the Ucayali Region on the north; the Madre de Dios and Puno regions on the east; the Arequipa Region
Arequipa Region
on the south; and the Apurímac , Ayacucho and Junín regions on the west. Its capital is Cusco
Cusco
, the capital of the Inca Empire . CONTENTS * 1 Geography
Geography
* 2 Provinces * 3 Languages * 4 Toponyms * 5 Gallery * 6 See also * 7 Sources * 8 External links GEOGRAPHYThe plain of Anta contains some of the best communal cultivated lands of the Cusco
Cusco
Region. It is located about 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) above sea level and is used to cultivate mainly high altitude crops such as potatoes , tarwi (edible lupin ), barley and quinoa
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Calca Province
CALCA PROVINCE is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
in the southern highlands of Peru
Peru
. Its seat is Calca. CONTENTS * 1 Geography
Geography
* 2 Political division * 3 Ethnic groups * 4 Archaeological sites * 5 See also * 6 Sources * 7 External links GEOGRAPHYThe province is bounded to the north by the La Convención Province , to the east by the Paucartambo Province , to the south by the Cusco Province and the Quispicanchi Province
Quispicanchi Province
, and to the west by the Urubamba Province . It is traversed by the Urupampa mountain range. One of the highest peaks of the province is Sawasiray at 5,818 m (19,088 ft)
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Anta Province
ANTA PROVINCE is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
in the southern highlands of Peru
Peru
. CONTENTS * 1 Geography
Geography
* 2 Political division * 3 Ethnic groups * 4 See also * 5 Sources GEOGRAPHYThe Willkapampa mountain range traverses the province. The highest peak of the province is Sallqantay at 6,271 metres (20,574 ft)
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Districts Of Peru
The DISTRICTS OF PERU (Spanish: distritos) are the third-level country subdivisions of Peru
Peru
. They are subdivisions of the provinces , which in turn are subdivisions of the larger regions or departments. There are 1,838 districts in total. CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 Most populous districts * 2.1 By population * 2.2 By population density * 2.3 By area * 2.4 By elevation * 3 Districts table * 4 See also * 5 References OVERVIEWA 1982 law requires a minimum of residents in an area for a new district to be legally established: 3,500 if it is located in the rainforest , 4,000 in the Andes
Andes
highlands and 10,000 in the coastal area. In the dry Andean area, many districts have less than 3,500 inhabitants due to low population density in the area. In some cases, their populations have decreased in comparison to the days when they were founded
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Acomayo Province
ACOMAYO PROVINCE is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
in the southern highlands of Peru
Peru

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UBIGEO
UBIGEO is the coding system for geographical sgdstituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática INEI ) to code the first-level administrative subdivision: regions (Spanish: regiones, singular: región), the second-level administrative subdivision: provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular: provincia) and the third-level administrative subdivision: districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito). CONTENTS * 1 Syntax * 2 Examples * 2.1 Regions * 2.2 Provinces * 2.3 Districts * 3 Recent additions * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links SYNTAXThe coding system uses two-digit numbers for each level of subdivision. The first level starts numbering at 01 for the Amazonas Region and continues in alphabetical order up to 25 for the Ucayali Region . Additional regions will be added to the end of the list, starting with the first available number
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Spanish Language
The SPANISH LANGUAGE (/ˈspænɪʃ/ ( listen ); Español (help ·info )), also called the CASTILIAN LANGUAGE (/kæˈstɪliən/ ( listen ), castellano (help ·info )), is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain
Spain
and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers around the world. It is usually considered the world\'s second-most spoken native language , after Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin Chinese
. Spanish is a part of the Ibero-Romance group of languages , which evolved from several dialects of Vulgar Latin in Iberia after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire
Western Roman Empire
in the 5th century
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Cusco Region
CUSCO, also spelled CUZCO (Spanish pronunciation: ; Quechua : Qusqu suyu), is a region in Peru
Peru
. It is bordered by the Ucayali Region on the north; the Madre de Dios and Puno regions on the east; the Arequipa Region
Arequipa Region
on the south; and the Apurímac , Ayacucho and Junín regions on the west. Its capital is Cusco
Cusco
, the capital of the Inca Empire . CONTENTS * 1 Geography
Geography
* 2 Provinces * 3 Languages * 4 Toponyms * 5 Gallery * 6 See also * 7 Sources * 8 External links GEOGRAPHYThe plain of Anta contains some of the best communal cultivated lands of the Cusco
Cusco
Region. It is located about 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) above sea level and is used to cultivate mainly high altitude crops such as potatoes , tarwi (edible lupin ), barley and quinoa
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List Of Sovereign States
This LIST OF SOVEREIGN STATES provides an overview of sovereign states around the world , with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty . Membership within the United Nations
United Nations
system divides the 206 listed states into three categories: 193 member states , 2 observer states , and 11 other states. The sovereignty dispute column indicates states whose sovereignty is undisputed (191 states) and states whose sovereignty is disputed (15 states, out of which there are 5 member states, 1 observer state and 9 other states). Compiling a list such as this can be a difficult and controversial process, as there is no definition that is binding on all the members of the community of nations concerning the criteria for statehood . For more information on the criteria used to determine the contents of this list, please see the criteria for inclusion section below
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