Ayacucho, Quechua
Indigenous Group Ayacucho, Quechua (Also known as Runasimi, Chanka)
Location Peru, Southwestern Ayacucho region and Lima
Estimated Population 900,000 (2000, SIL)
Environment Mountain / Valley / Tropical / Lowland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture / Hunter / Fishing / Gatherer
Level of Assimilation Fairly Traditional
Language Family Quechua, Ayacucho
Classification: Quechua, Quechua II, C
Alternate Names: Runasimi, Chanka
Dialects: Huancavelica, Apurimac, Runasimi, Chanka
Website URLs Quechua Language - Dialect of Ayacucho
UNHCHR: Peru
Ethnologue: Quechua, Ayacucho; A Language of Peru
Ayacucho, Quechua
Quechua Language
Peru - Ayacucho
The World Revolution: Peru: 20 Years of Bloodshed and Death
NGOs Quechua Language and Linguistics
Quechua Network
Yachaywasi
Cusichaca Trust
Grain
The World Revolution