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Map of Amazonas district in Peru

Basic information about Amazonas
Amazonas is a region of northern Peru bordered by Ecuador on the north and west, Cajamarca Region on the west, La Libertad Region on the south, and Loreto Region and San Martín Region on the east. Its capital is the city of Chachapoyas. With a landscape of steep river gorges and mountains, Amazonas is the location of Kuelap, a huge stone fortress enclosing more than 400 stone structures; it was built on a mountain about 3,000 meters high, starting about 500 AD and was occupied to the mid-16th century. It is the major archeological site in Peru.
Cities, towns & villages in Amazonas
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LeymebambaLeimebamba (or Leymebamba) is a district of the province of Chachapoyas, located in the northern Peruvian department of Amazonas, in the valley of the Utcubamba River, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) south of Chachapoyas. Show Leymebambaon the map
ChachapoyasChachapoyas is a city in northern Peru at an elevation of 2,235 meters (7,657 ft). The city has a population of approximately 20,279 people. Situated in the mountains far from the Peruvian coast, Chachapoyas remains fairly isolated from other regions of Peru. Hikers and adventurers can visit the Chachapoya region There is daily service by bus to Chiclayo and Cajamarca. The bus from Chiclayo is an overnight bus but to Cajamarca due to the difficult and winding roads the bus only goes during the day. The road to Cajamarca is a dirt road so it is almost impossible to travel to Cajamarca during the rainy season from Chachapoyas. The city is served by Chachapoyas Airport. Show Chachapoyason the map
La JalcaLa Jalca was the first Spanish foundation of the region; therefore, the first head office of the current city of Chachapoyas was established there.There in 1538, he took the name of Saint John of the Border of the Chachapoyas, in honor to his holy boss. Also of this epoch they date the famous juanes, typical plate of the forest prepared and invented for the festivity and that, in contrast to the current juanes iquiteños were prepared with yucca. Show La Jalcaon the map
MendozaMendoza is a town in the San Nicolás District and capital of the Rodríguez de Mendoza Province, located in the South part East of the Amazonas Region, Peru. Mendoza is served by the San Nicolas Airport. Mendoza is characterized by its tropical climate. It offers in this tourist week a programming of cultural, artistic activities and its time invites to make one covered by this province and to know its tourist attractions as Huamampata and the Thermal Waters of Tocuy. Show Mendozaon the map
Bagua GrandeBagua Grande, also known as Corazón de Amazonas(English Heart of Amazonas) is a town in northern Peru, capital of Utcubamba Province, in the region Amazonas. It has an estimated 47.336 inhabitants, having changed from a rural to an urban area after experiencing lots of immigration in the 1960s. Show Bagua Grandeon the map
La PecaLa Peca is a district in the Bagua Province, Amazonas Region, Peru and also a population center and town in the district. The town's population is approximately 22,400. Show La Pecaon the map
Santa María de NievaThe town of Santa Maria de Nieva, is a capital of the province of Condorcanqui in the department of Amazonas Region. It was constituted as such in 1984. Show Santa María de Nievaon the map
BaguaBagua is a city in Peru located about 162 kilometres (101 mi) from the city of Chachapoyas. It lies in the province of the same name. Show Baguaon the map
JumbillaJumbilla is a town in Northern Peru, capital of the province Bongará in the region Amazonas, located at an altitude of 1935m. Show Jumbillaon the map
AramangoAramango is a town and seat of Aramango District in Bagua Province in the Amazonas region of Peru. Show Aramangoon the map
La VictoriaLa Victoria is a town and municipality in the southern Colombian department of Amazonas. Show La Victoriaon the map
QuinjalcaQuinjalca District is one of twenty-one districts of the province Chachapoyas in Peru. Show Quinjalcaon the map
Lonya GrandeLonya Grande District is one of seven districts of the province Utcubamba in Peru. Show Lonya Grandeon the map
LamudLamud is a town in northern Peru, capital of Luya Province in Amazonas Region. Show Lamudon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Amazonas
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Provincia de ChachapoyasChachapoyas is a province of the Amazonas Region, Peru. The province of Chachapoyas was a part of the department of Trujillo (according to the supreme decree of February 12, 1821) being its capital the city of Chachapoyas. After the department of Amazonas was created, by law of November 21, 1832, it became a province of the Amazonas region, and the city of Chachapoyas remained a regional capital. Its principal quarters are: \n* To the north: Luya Urco and Santo Domingo \n* To the south: Yanco and La Laguna.Show on map
Provincia de BaguaBagua is a province of the Amazonas Region in Peru. It is located in the north and central part of the department of Amazonas. Its territory is rugged in all directions. It is also cut by deep gorges that have been formed by the important rivers that cross this province, as well as their numerous tributaries. Bagua's terrain is varied in height, from hills of 400 m. along the banks of the Marañón and Santiago rivers, to up to 2500 m. in the mountain zone of the south.Show on map
UtcubambaUtcubamba (hispanicized spelling), in Quechua Utkhupampa (utkhu cotton, pampa a large plain, \"cotton plain\"), is one of seven provinces of the Amazonas Region, Peru. It was created by Law#-23843 on May 30, 1984. Its capital is Bagua Grande and its principal attraction is the Tourist Corridor of Utcubamba where the valley becomes notably closer forming \"the canyon of Utcubamba\". These conditions modify the climate in a substantial way and create a radical ecological shift. The area is fresh and fragrant and the orchids that are bountiful are unique in the world. Notably picturesque cascades are observed in the rocky vertical walls that the river has created. There are hot springs a few meters from El Ingenio bridge.Show on map
Provincia de BongaráBongará is a province of the Amazonas Region, Peru. It borders by the north with Condorcanqui Province, by the East with the San Martín Region and Loreto Region, by the south with Chachapoyas Province and by the west with the provinces of Luya and Utcubamba. It presents a varied geographical configuration. The branches of the Andes cross it from west to east, dividing it in three regions with proper characteristics:Show on map
Provincia de Rodríguez de MendozaRodríguez de Mendoza is a province of the Amazonas Region, Peru. It is located in the southeast part of the department of Amazonas. It borders on the west with the province of Chachapoyas and on the north, east and south with the department of San Martin. It was created by law 7626 on October 31, 1932 and its capital is Mendoza.Show on map
Provincia de LuyaLuya is located in the south and west part of the department of Amazonas in Peru. Its territory, which partly is ceja de selva, is crossed by branches of the Cordillera Central (namely the Cordillera Blanca) and the Oriental of the Andes, being rasped by deep streams, high pampas and snowed summit. It deserved to be named the streams of Hoyada Grande and Luya, the fertile valleys of Pizuquia and Cesuya, as well as the snow-capped mountains of Shube, Mesón and Santa Clara located in the Cordillera Oriental. Its principal rivers are:Show on map
AmazonasAmazonas is a region of northern Peru bordered by Ecuador on the north and west, Cajamarca Region on the west, La Libertad Region on the south, and Loreto Region and San Martín Region on the east. Its capital is the city of Chachapoyas. With a landscape of steep river gorges and mountains, Amazonas is the location of Kuelap, a huge stone fortress enclosing more than 400 stone structures; it was built on a mountain about 3,000 meters high, starting about 500 AD and was occupied to the mid-16th century. It is the major archeological site in Peru.Show on map
CondorcanquiCondorcanqui is a province of the Amazonas Region, Peru. It was created by law 23832 of May 18, 1984, based on territories of the province of Bagua, covering the basins of the rivers Santiago, Cenepa and Marañon. Its principal route is the fluvial one, it lasts three days of navigation to come to Santa Maria de Nieva, capital of the province, furrowing the waters of the Marañón river.Show on map
Different buildings in Amazonas
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ChachapoyasChachapoyas (IATA: CHH, ICAO: SPPY), is an airport serving the city of Chachapoyas in the Amazonas Region of Peru. The runway is on a mesa north of the city, with steep dropoffs on either end. The Chachapoyas VOR-DME (Ident: POY) is located on the field.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Amazonas
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Río UtcubambaUtcubamba (hispanicized spelling) or Utkhupampa (Quechua utkhu cotton, pampa a large plain, \"cotton plain\") is a river in the Amazonas Region of Peru, located at 5°32′6″S 78°33′9″W / 5.53500°S 78.55250°W. The name is a historical reference to the past agricultural practice of growing cotton in the Utcubamba Valley. \n* The Utcubamba River with the village El Tingo in the backgroundShow on map
Río CenepaThe Cenepa River currently rises in the Cordillera del Cóndor mountain range in Peru, South America and has a length of 185 km. The Cenepa flows into the Marañón River at Orellana. Its drainage basin borders to the north on Ecuador, to the east on the districts of Río Santiago and Nieva, on the south with the district of Imaza, and on the west with Ecuador. In early 1995, its headwaters were the site of a military conflict over a disputed boundary between Ecuador and Peru known as the Cenepa War, or the Battle of Tiwinza. Landmines from that conflict remain a problem in that area.Show on map
Quebrada KuelapThe fortress of Kuelap or Cuélap (Chachapoyas, Amazonas, Perú), is a walled city associated with the Chachapoyas culture built in 6th century AD. It consists of more than four hundred buildings surrounded by massive exterior stone walls. The complex is situated on a ridge overlooking the Utcubamba Valley in northern Peru and roughly 600 metres long and 110 metres wide. It could have been built to defend against the Huari or others, but evidence of hostile groups at the site is minimal.Show on map
Río NievaThe Nieva River is a tributary of the Marañón River in Peru. It flows through the provinces Bongara and Condorcanqui of the Amazonas Region. Its length, from the east in the mountain range of Campanquiz to the mouth is approximately 150 kilometers.Show on map