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Basic information about Arequipa
Arequipa is a region in southwestern Peru. It is bordered by the Ica, Ayacucho, Apurímac and Cusco regions in the north, the Puno Region in the east, the Moquegua Region in the south and the Pacific Ocean in the west. Its capital, also called Arequipa, is Peru's second-largest city.
Cities, towns & villages in Arequipa
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ArequipaArequipa is the capital and largest city of the Arequipa Region and the seat of the Constitutional Court of Peru. It is Peru's second most populous city with 861,145 inhabitants, as well as its third most populous metropolitan area according to the National Institute of Statistics and Informatics (INEI) Arequipa is the second most industrialized and commercialized city in Peru. Its industrial activity includes manufactured goods and camelid wool products for export. The city has close trade ties with Chile, Bolivia and Brazil. Show Arequipaon the map
MollendoMollendo is a town bordering the Pacific Ocean in southern Peru. It is located in the Arequipa Region and is the capital of both the Islay Province and the Mollendo District. Mollendo was the main port in the Peruvian southern coast until Matarani was developed about 50 years ago; the port of Mollendo only serves fishermen for the local economy currently and all the commercial shipping is done through Matarani 12 kilometers north; the old port is in ruins. Show Mollendoon the map
ChivayChivay is a town in the Colca valley, capital of the Caylloma province in the Arequipa region, Peru. Located at about 12,000 ft above sea level, it lies upstream of the renowned Colca Canyon. It has a central town square and an active market. Ten km to the east, and 1,500 metres above the town of Chivay lies the Chivay obsidian source. \n* Inca bridge near Chivay \n* Chivay market Show Chivayon the map
ChuquibambaChuquibamba (Quechua: Chuqipampa, chuqi means \"ore\" and pampa means \"plain\") is a town in southern Peru, capital of the province Condesuyos in the region Arequipa. It is the seat of the Territorial Prelature of Chuquibamba. The population of Chuquibamba is 3,066 according to the 2005 census. It is the location of the high school Colegio Nacional San Luis Gonzaga which is over 100 years old. Show Chuquibambaon the map
CamanáCamaná is the district capital of the homonymous province, located in the department of Arequipa, Peru. According to the 2005 census, it has 13,304 inhabitants. It lies 180 km from Arequipa, on the Panamerican Highway, which can be traveled in three hours. Show Camanáon the map
CaravelíCaravelí is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province Caravelí in the region Arequipa. It is the seat of the Territorial Prelature of Caravelí. Show Caravelíon the map
MataraniMatarani is a port city in Arequipa Region, Peru. It is a major port on the southern coast of Peru. The port is operated by Tisur. Show Mataranion the map
AcaríAcarí is a town in the Arequipa region of Peru. It has a population of 4445 and sits at an elevation of 410 meters. Show Acaríon the map
HuamboHuambo is a town in southern Peru, capital of the district Huambo in the province Caylloma in the Arequipa region. Show Huamboon the map
CotahuasiCotahuasi is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province La Unión in the region Arequipa. Show Cotahuasion the map
AplaoAplao is a town in southern Peru, capital of the province Castilla in the region Arequipa. Show Aplaoon the map
MirafloresMiraflores District is one of the twenty-nine districts of the Arequipa Province in Peru. Show Mirafloreson the map
SocabayaSocabaya District is one of the twenty-nine districts of the Arequipa Province in Peru. Show Socabayaon the map
CaymaCayma District is one of the twenty-nine districts of the Arequipa Province in Peru. Show Caymaon the map
CcotalacaCcotalaca is a populated place in Arequipa Region, Peru. Show Ccotalacaon the map
CcotañaCcotaña is a populated place in Arequipa Region, Peru. Show Ccotañaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Arequipa
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YanahuaraYanahuara District is a suburb within the city of Arequipa, Peru. Yanahuara is well known for its buildings built from sillar, a pearly white volcanic rock. At least 1/4 of the district's area is taken by \"Umacollo\", where various middle-class residential houses of the city are located. Yanahuara includes the popular avenue strip known as the \"Avenida Ejército\", where many banks and modern offices are also located. Its surroundings contain various well-cared churches of the Spanish-colonial era, as well as public parks and the well-known \"el mirador e iglesia de Yanahuara\", a popular spot where tourists concur to view the city and its background volcanoes.Show on map
ArequipaArequipa is a region in southwestern Peru. It is bordered by the Ica, Ayacucho, Apurímac and Cusco regions in the north, the Puno Region in the east, the Moquegua Region in the south and the Pacific Ocean in the west. Its capital, also called Arequipa, is Peru's second-largest city.Show on map
Provincia de ArequipaArequipa is a province in the Arequipa Region, Peru. Its capital, Arequipa, is Peru's third most populous province of Peru. It borders the provinces of Islay, Camaná, Caylloma, and the Cusco and Puno regions. According to INEI in the year 2014 it has a population of 958.351 people.Show on map
Provincia de CamanáCamaná is a province in the Arequipa Region, Peru. It borders the provinces of Caravelí, Condesuyos, Castilla, Caylloma, Arequipa and Islay. The province was struck by the 2001 southern Peru earthquake, which occurred on June 23, 2001.Show on map
ArequipaArequipa is a district of the Arequipa Province in Peru. The downtown area of the city of Arequipa, which is the country's second-largest city, is located in this district.The current mayor of the district is Florentino Zegarra.Show on map
Provincia de CastillaCastilla Province is one of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru. It was named after Ramón Castilla.Show on map
Provincia de CondesuyosCondesuyos Province is one of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru. Its seat is Chuquibamba.Show on map
San Antonio De ChucaSan Antonio de Chuca District is one of twenty districts of the province Caylloma in Peru.Show on map
Provincia de CayllomaCaylloma Province is the largest of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de IslayIslay Province is the smallest of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru.Show on map
CayllomaCaylloma District is one of twenty districts of the province Caylloma in Peru.Show on map
Provincia de La UniónLa Unión is a province of the Arequipa Region in Peru. Its seat is Cotahuasi.Show on map
Provincia de CaravelíCaravelí Province is one of eight provinces in the Arequipa Region of Peru.Show on map
Different buildings in Arequipa
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Rodríguez Ballón International AirportRodríguez Ballón International Airport (IATA: AQP, ICAO: SPQU), known as Aeropuerto Internacional Rodríguez Ballón in Spanish, is an airport serving Arequipa, the capital of Arequipa Region and Peru's second largest city. This airport and Cusco's Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport are the main air hubs in southern Peru.Show on map
Basilica Cathedral of ArequipaThe Basilica Cathedral of Arequipa (\"Basílica Catedral\", in Spanish) is located in the \"Plaza de Armas\" of the city of Arequipa, province of Arequipa, Peru. It is the most important Catholic church of the city and also of the larger Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Arequipa since it is the base of the Archbishop and the Metropolitan Council. The cathedral is also considered one of Peru's most unusual and famous colonial cathedrals since the Spanish conquest.Show on map
Mollendo AirportMollendo Airport(ICAO: SPDO) is regional airport that serves the Pacific coast town of Mollendo in the Arequipa Region of Peru. It is 3.4 kilometres (2.1 mi) southeast of the town, along the beach. It has one runway and is operational only during the daytime.Show on map
Convento de Santa CatalinaThe Monastery of Saint Catherine (Spanish: Santa Catalina) is a monastery of nuns of the Dominican Second Order, located in Arequipa, Peru.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Arequipa
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Río OcoñaThe Ocoña River (Spanish: Río Ocoña) is a river located in the Arequipa region in southern Peru. It helped form Peru's deep canyon walls.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Arequipa
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Nevado CoropunaCoropuna is a dormant volcano in the southern Peruvian Andes and belonging to the Central Volcanic Zone; its summit reaches an altitude of 6,377 metres (20,922 feet) above sea level. The volcano, located 155 kilometres (96 miles) from Arequipa, is mostly made of lava flows on a basement formed by Miocene ignimbrites. Coropuna has been active for at least five million years, with the bulk of the current cone having formed during the Pliocene–Pleistocene.Show on map
Nevado AmpatoAmpato (in hispanicized spelling), Hamp'atu (Quechua for \"frog\") or Jamp'atu (Aymara for \"frog\") is a dormant 6,288-metre (20,630 ft) stratovolcano in the Andes of southern Peru, about 100 km (60 mi) northwest of Arequipa. It is part of a 20 km (12 mi) north-south chain of three major stratovolcanoes, including the extinct and eroded 6,025 m (19,767 ft) volcano Hualca Hualca at the northern end and the active 5,976 m (19,606 ft) cone of Sabancaya in the middle.Show on map
Cerro VerdeCerro Verde is a Peru-based mining company. Its activities include the extraction, exploitation and production copper from the porphyry copper deposit located southeast of the city of Arequipa. In addition, the company holds a copper sale agreement with Sumitomo Metal Mining, as well as a molybdenum sale contract with Climax Molibdenum Marketing Corporation. Cerro Verde project is undergoing a major expansion in order to increase its concentrator facilities to 360,000 metric tons-per-day (mtd). Fluor Corporation is in charge of the construction management services for the said expansion.Show on map
Colca CanyonColca Canyon is a canyon of the Colca River in southern Peru, located about 100 miles (160 kilometers) northwest of Arequipa. It is Peru's third most-visited tourist destination with about 120,000 visitors annually. With a depth of 10,725 ft (3,270 m), it is one of the deepest in the world, second in Peru after the Cotahuasi Canyon and more than twice as deep as the Grand Canyon in the United States. The Colca Valley is a colorful Andean valley with pre-Inca roots, and towns founded in Spanish colonial times, still inhabited by people of the Collagua and the Cabana cultures. The local people maintain their ancestral traditions and continue to cultivate the pre-Inca stepped terraces.Show on map
Nevado MismiMismi is a 5,597-metre (18,363 ft) mountain peak of volcanic origin located in the Ch'ila mountain range in the Andes of Peru. A glacial stream on the Mismi was firmly identified as the most distant source of the Amazon River in 1996; this finding was confirmed in 2001 and again in 2007.The waters from Mismi flow into the streams Qarwasanta and Apachita, which flow into the Apurímac River. It is a tributary of the Ucayali which later joins the Marañón to form the Amazon proper.Show on map
Volcán MistiMisti, also known as Putina or Wawa Putina (Guagua Putina),is a stratovolcano of andesite, dacite and rhyolite located in southern Peru near the city of Arequipa. With its seasonally snow-capped, symmetrical cone, Misti stands at 5,822 metres (19,101 ft) above sea level and lies between mount Chachani (6,075 m or 19,931 ft) and Pichu Pichu volcano (5,669 m or 18,599 ft). Its last eruption was in 1985, 198 years after its previous documented eruption.Show on map
Nevado ChachaniChachani is the highest of the mountains near the city of Arequipa in southern Peru. As a result of the very low precipitation in the Arequipa area, Chachani does not have a permanent ice cap or glaciers. Climbing Chachani is popular, and many tour agencies in Arequipa offer guided trips to the summit, though the altitude is considered highly challenging for those who are not fully acclimatized.Show on map
Salinas and Aguada Blanca National ReservationShow on map