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Basic information about Ayacucho
Ayacucho is a region of Peru, located in the south-central Andes of the country. Its capital is the city of Ayacucho. The region was one of the hardest hit by terrorism during the 1980s during the guerrilla war waged by Shining Path known as the internal conflict in Peru. A referendum was held on October 30, 2005 to decide whether the region would merge with the regions of Ica and Huancavelica to form the new Ica-Ayacucho-Huancavelica Region, as part of the decentralization process in Peru. The bill failed and Ayacucho remained an independent region.
Cities, towns & villages in Ayacucho
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VilcashuamánVilcashuamán (Quechua: Willkawaman, \"sacred hawk\") is the capital of Vilcas Huamán Province, Peru. It is located at an altitude of 3,490 m on the eastern slopes of the Andes. It is located on an ancient archaeological site. The Usnu is a truncated pyramid which is accessed through a double doorjamb, characteristic of the most important compounds. In its upper platform is a large stone with unique carvings that is known as the Seat of the Inca (Asiento del Inca); it is believed to have once been covered with gold leaf. Show Vilcashuamánon the map
AyacuchoAyacucho (Spanish pronunciation: [aʝaˈkutʃo], Quechua: Ayacuchu), is the capital city of Huamanga Province, Ayacucho Region, Peru. Ayacucho is famous for its 35 churches, which represent one for each year of Jesus' life. Ayacucho has large religious celebrations, especially during the Holy Week of Easter. These celebrations include horse races featuring Peruvian Caballos de Paso and the traditional running of the bulls, known locally as the jalatoro or pascuatoro. The jalatoro is similar to the Spanish encierro, except that the bulls are led by horses of the Morochucos. Show Ayacuchoon the map
SiviaSivia is a town in central Peru, capital of the Sivia District in Huanta Province, Ayacucho Region. It is located on the west bank of the Apurímac River, only about 3 km from the town of Pichari, capital of the Pichari District, La Convención Province, Cusco Region, on the other side of the river. Both towns are in the zone known as the Valley of the Apurímac and Ene River (Valle de los Ríos Apurímac y Ene, or VRAE). The VRAE is an area of such high childhood malnutrition and poverty that the government of Peru selected the VRAE to launch its National Strategy for Growth program in 2007. The VRAE is a major center of coca production. Show Siviaon the map
ChuschiChuschi is a town in the Chuschi District of the Cangallo Province of the Ayacucho Region of Peru. On May 17, 1980, Shining Path guerrillas began their war against the Peruvian state by burning ballot boxes in Chuschi. On March 14, 1991, government forces perpetrated the Chuschi massacre in the town. Show Chuschion the map
CoracoraCoracora (in hispanicized spelling) or Qura Qura (Quechua qura herbaceous plant, the reduplication indicates that there is a group or a complex of something, \"a complex of herbaceous plants\") is a town in central Peru, and it is the capital of the Parinacochas Province in the Ayacucho Region. Show Coracoraon the map
ChílcayocChilcayoc (in hispanicized spelling) or Ch'illkayuq (Quechua ch'illka baccharis, -yuq a suffix to indicate possession, \"the one that has got baccharis\" or \"the one with baccharis\") is the smallest of 11 districts of the Sucre Province in the Ayacucho region in Peru. Show Chílcayocon the map
CcotapampaCcotapampa is a populated place in the mountain like terrain of Ayacucho Region or the state of Departamento de Ayacucho, Peru. Ccotapampa located 15.29 -73.1961111 and 4,263 metres (13,986 ft) above sea level. Show Ccotapampaon the map
CangalloCangallo is a town in southern Peru, capital of the province Cangallo in the region Ayacucho. In the region of Cangallo live the Morochuco mestizos. Show Cangalloon the map
PuquioPuquio (from Quechua: Pukyu meaning \"spring of water\") is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province Lucanas in the region Ayacucho. Show Puquioon the map
Huanca SancosHuanca Sancos is a town in southern Peru, capital of the province Huanca Sancos in the region Ayacucho. Show Huanca Sancoson the map
PausaPausa is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province Paucar del Sara Sara in the region Ayacucho. Show Pausaon the map
Santiago de LucanamarcaSantiago de Lucanamarca District is one of four districts of the province Huanca Sancos in Peru. Show Santiago de Lucanamarcaon the map
San MiguelSan Miguel is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province La Mar in the region Ayacucho. Show San Miguelon the map
HuantaHuanta is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province Huanta in the region Ayacucho. Show Huantaon the map
ChalcosChalcos is one of 11 districts of the Sucre Province in the Ayacucho region in Peru. Show Chalcoson the map
PacapausaPacapausa District is one of eight districts of the province Parinacochas in Peru. Show Pacapausaon the map
LaramateLaramate District is one of twenty-one districts of the province Lucanas in Peru. Show Laramateon the map
ChaviñaChaviña District is one of twenty-one districts of the province Lucanas in Peru. Show Chaviñaon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Ayacucho
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AyacuchoAyacucho is a region of Peru, located in the south-central Andes of the country. Its capital is the city of Ayacucho. The region was one of the hardest hit by terrorism during the 1980s during the guerrilla war waged by Shining Path known as the internal conflict in Peru. A referendum was held on October 30, 2005 in order to decide whether the region would merge with the regions of Ica and Huancavelica to form the new Region, as part of the decentralization process in Peru. The bill failed and Ayacucho remained an independent region.Show on map
Paucar Del Sara SaraPaucar del Sara Sara Province is a province located in the south-eastern corner of the Ayacucho Region of Peru. It is one of eleven provinces that make up the region. The province has a population of 10,610 inhabitants 2005 census. It is bounded to the north and west by the Parinacochas Province and to the south and east by the Arequipa Region. The capital of this province is the city of Pausa.Show on map
Provincia de CangalloThe Cangallo Province is a province located in the Ayacucho Region of Peru. It is one of the eleven that make up the region. The province has a population of 36,977 inhabitants as of census 2005. The capital of the province is the city of Cangallo.Show on map
Provincia de ParinacochasThe Parinacochas Province is a province located in the Ayacucho Region of Peru. It is one of the eleven that make up that region. The province has a population of 24,028 inhabitants as of 2002. The capital of the province is Coracora.Show on map
Provincia de HuantaHuanta Province is the northernmost of the eleven provinces in the Ayacucho region in Peru. The capital of the Huanta province is the city of Huanta.Show on map
Provincia de Huanca SancosHuanca Sancos is a province in central Ayacucho, Peru. On April 3, 1983, Shining Path rebels entered the town of Lucanamarca and killed 69 people.Show on map
Provincia de HuamangaHuamanga is a province in northern part of the Ayacucho Region in Peru. The capital of the province is the city of Ayacucho.Show on map
Provincia de La MarLa Mar Province is a province in the north-east corner of the Ayacucho Region, Peru. It was created on March 30, 1861.Show on map
Provincia de Víctor FajardoVíctor Fajardo Province is a province in the centre of the Ayacucho Region in Peru.Show on map
Provincia de Vilcas HuamánVilcas Huamán Province is a province in the eastern part of the Ayacucho Region in Peru.Show on map
Provincia de LucanasLucanas is the largest province in the Ayacucho Region in Peru. Its seat is Puquio.Show on map
Provincia de SucreSucre Province is a province in the eastern part of the Ayacucho Region in Peru.Show on map
Different buildings in Ayacucho
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Coronel FAP Alfredo Mendívil Duarte AirportCoronel FAP Alfredo Mendívil Duarte Airport (IATA: AYP, ICAO: SPHO) is an airport serving Ayacucho, Peru. It is managed by CORPAC S.A. (Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial S.A.), a government organization that oversees Peruvian airports. It is the main airport of the Ayacucho Region. The runway sits on a mesa overlooking the Totorilla River, with high terrain in all quadrants. The Ayacucho non-directional beacon (Ident: AYA) is located on the field.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Ayacucho
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Laguna de ParinacochasShow on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Ayacucho
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Cerro AuquihuatoShow on map