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Basic information about Cusco
Cusco (Quechua: Qosqo suyu, also spelled Cuzco) is a region in Peru. It is bordered by the Ucayali Region on the north; the Madre de Dios and Puno regions on the east; the Arequipa Region on the south; and the Apurímac, Ayacucho and Junín regions on the west. Its capital is Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire.
Cities, towns & villages in Cusco
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PisacPísac or Pisac (in hispanicized spellings) or P'isaq (Quechua for Nothoprocta, also spelled p'isaqa) is a Peruvian village in the Sacred Valley. It is situated at the Willkanuta River. Pisac is most known for its Incan ruins and large market every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday, an event which attracts heavy tourist traffic from nearby Cusco. Show Pisacon the map
MorayMoray or Muray (Quechua) is an archaeological site in Peru approximately 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Cuzco on a high plateau at about 3,500 metres (11,500 ft) and just west of the village of Maras. The site contains unusual Inca ruins, mostly consisting of several terraced circular depressions, the largest of which is approximately 30 m (98 ft) deep. As with many other Inca sites, it also has an irrigation system. Show Morayon the map
Aguas CalientesMachupicchu (official name, from Quechua Machu Pikchu machu old, old person, pikchu pyramid; mountain; or prominence with a broad base that ends in sharp peaks, \"old peak\") or Machupicchu Pueblo (Spanish pueblo village), also known as Aguas Calientes (Spanish agua water, caliente hot, warm, \"hot waters\" or \"hot springs\"), is a location in Peru situated in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province. It is the seat of the Machupicchu District. Machupicchu lies at the Willkanuta River. It is the closest access point to the historical site of Machu Picchu which is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) away or about a 1.5 hours walk. There are many hotels and restaurants for tourists, as well as natural hot baths which gave the town its colloquial Spanish name. The baths were destroyed by floods several years ago, bu Show Aguas Calienteson the map
CuscoCusco (/ˈkuːzkoʊ/), often spelled Cuzco (Spanish: Cuzco, [ˈkusko]; Quechua: Qusqu or Qosqo, IPA: [ˈqɔsqɔ]), is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cusco Region as well as the Cusco Province. In 2013, the city had a population of 435,114. Located on the eastern end of the Knot of Cuzco, its elevation is around 3,400 m (11,200 ft). Show Cuscoon the map
OllantaytamboOllantaytambo is a town and an Inca archaeological site in southern Peru some 60 kilometers northwest of the city of Cusco. It is located at an altitude of 2,792 meters (9,160 feet) above sea level in the district of Ollantaytambo, province of Urubamba, Cusco region. During the Inca Empire, Ollantaytambo was the royal estate of Emperor Pachacuti who conquered the region, built the town and a ceremonial center. At the time of the Spanish conquest of Peru it served as a stronghold for Manco Inca Yupanqui, leader of the Inca resistance. Nowadays it is an important tourist attraction on account of its Inca buildings and as one of the most common starting points for the four-day, three-night hike known as the Inca Trail. Show Ollantaytamboon the map
AndahuaylillasThe Andahuaylillas District is one of the twelve districts in the Quispicanchi Province in Peru. Created on January 2, 1857, its capital is the town of Andahuaylillas. It is located 45 km South of Cusco. The main attraction of Andahuaylillas is its baroque church dedicated to Saint Peter the Apostle. The church is nicknamed \"the Sistine Chapel of America\" because of the magnificent frescos that adorn its walls. Andahuaylillas is one of the main stages of the Andean Baroque Route along with Cusco, Huaro and Urcos. Show Andahuaylillason the map
Quince MilQuince Mil (Spanish: \"Fifteen Thousand\") is a community in Cusco Region, Peru. There are many stories regarding how the community received its name. Quince Mil is located on the route of the Interoceanic Highway. The highway, which is nearing completion, will link the Pacific coast of Peru to the Atlantic coast of Brazil. In 2009 Quince Mil began expanding, anticipating the completion of the new road. Quince Mil Airport is located in Quince Mil. Show Quince Milon the map
QuillabambaQuillabamba is a small town located in the south of Peru. It is the capital of La Convención Province, which is the largest province of Cusco. It is located in an area called the higher jungle. Agriculture is the most important activity, principally coffee, cacao, tea and coca. The town is a mixture of Andean and Amazonian migrants.The Urubamba river flows by the town from the south. It is a source of gold and rare earth minerals. Show Quillabambaon the map
ChoquequiraoChoquequirao (in hispanicized spelling), Chuqi K'iraw or Chuqik'iraw (Quechua chuqi metal, every kind of precious metal/gold (Show Choquequiraoon the map
UrubambaUrubamba or Urupampa (Quechua \"flat land of spiders\") is a small town in Peru, located near the Urubamba River under the snow-capped mountain Ch'iqun. Located one hour from Cusco, Urubamba is the largest town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It is also located near a number of significant ruins of the Inca Empire, including Machu Picchu. Tourists often come through the town on their way to visit these sites. Show Urubambaon the map
PaucartamboPaucartambo is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province Paucartambo in the region Cusco. Paucartambo is home to the colourful Virgen del Carmen festival (Our Lady of Mount Carmel), held each 16 July. Paucartambo’s three-day Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen is one of the biggest street parties in Peru, and attracts tens of thousands of travellers, almost all Peruvian, each year. Show Paucartamboon the map
SangararáSangarará is a small village in Peru, located in the Cusco Region, and more specifically in the Sangarará District of the Acomayo Province. Sangarará is located at 13° 57' 18 S, 71° 36' 10 W. The village was the site of a significant victory for rebel forces under Túpac Amaru II in 1780 in the Battle of Sangarará. Show Sangararáon the map
PichariPichari is a town in central Peru, capital of the Pichari District, La Convención Province, Cusco Region. It is located on the east side of the Apurímac River, only about 3 km from the town of Sivia, capital of the Sivia District in Huanta Province, Ayacucho Region, on the other side of the river. Show Picharion the map
MarasMaras is a town in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 40 kilometers north of Cuzco, in the Cuzco Region of Peru. The town is well known for its nearby salt evaporation ponds, in use since Inca times. The salt-evaporation ponds are up-slope, less than a kilometer west of the town. Show Marason the map
UrcosUrcos is a small town in eastern Peru, capital of the province Quispicanchi in the region Cusco. It is home to a small lake and ruins. Show Urcoson the map
CcatcaCCatca is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the district Ccatca in the province Quispicanchi in the region Cusco. Show Ccatcaon the map
YucayYucay (Quechua: Yukay) is a town in southern Peru. It is the capital of the Yucay District, which is near the center of Urubamba Province. Urubamba Province is in the Cusco Region of southern Peru. Show Yucayon the map
AcomayoAcomayo is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province Acomayo in the region Cusco. Show Acomayoon the map
ParuroParuro is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province Paruro in the region Cusco. Show Paruroon the map
ChincheroChinchero District is one of seven districts of the province Urubamba in Peru. Show Chincheroon the map
CcoyoCcoyo is a populated place in Cusco Region, Peru. Show Ccoyoon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Cusco
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Provincia de ParuroParuro Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru. The provincial capital of Paruro, with population of 3,855, lies at 3,057 meters (10,032 ft) altitude. Two and a half hours by bus from Cusco, in the bottom of a deep valley, it is bordered on one side by the Rio Paruro, a feeder of the Apurímac River. A number of small Inca and pre-Inca ruins are in the area, and a series of arches built by Simon Bolivar to celebrate a victory over the Spaniards.Show on map
Provincia de La ConvenciónLa Convención Province is the largest of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru. As part of the higher-altitude Amazon basin at the foot of the Andes, La Convención is one of three Peruvian counties that prominently figure in national coffee production, the other being Chanchamayo county in Junín state and Jaén county in Cajamarca state.Show on map
CuscoCusco (Quechua: Qosqo suyu, also spelled Cuzco) is a region in Peru. It is bordered by the Ucayali Region on the north; the Madre de Dios and Puno regions on the east; the Arequipa Region on the south; and the Apurímac, Ayacucho and Junín regions on the west. Its capital is Cusco, the capital of the Inca Empire.Show on map
Provincia de ChumbivilcasChumbivilcas (3D-map) is a province in the Andes in South Peru. The Inca called it \"Chumpiwillka\". The seat of the province is Santo Tomás. Officially Chumbivilcas was founded on June 21, 1825.Show on map
Provincia de CalcaCalca Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru. Its seat is Calca.Show on map
Provincia de CuscoCusco Province is the smallest of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de QuispicanchisQuispicanchi Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
MachupicchuMachupicchu District is one of seven districts of the province Urubamba in Peru. Its seat is Machupicchu.Show on map
Provincia de PaucartamboPaucartambo Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de UrubambaUrubamba Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de EspinarEspinar Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de CanchisCanchis Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de AcomayoAcomayo Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de CanasCanas Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
Provincia de AntaAnta Province is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region in the southern highlands of Peru.Show on map
EcharateEcharate District is one of ten districts of the province La Convención in Peru.Show on map
CondoromaCondoroma District is one of eight districts of the province Espinar in Peru.Show on map
Different buildings in Cusco
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Ruinas MachupicchuMachu Picchu (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈmatʃu ˈpiktʃu]) or Machu Pikchu ([ˈmɑtʃu ˈpixtʃu]), is a 15th-century Inca citadel situated on a mountain ridge 2,430 metres (7,970 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District in Peru, above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cuzco and through which the Urubamba River flows.Show on map
SacsayhuamánSaksaywaman, Saqsaywaman, Sasawaman, Saksawaman, Sacsahuayman, Sasaywaman or Saksaq Waman (Quechua language, waman falcon or variable hawk, hispanicized spellings Sacsayhuamán, Sacsayhuaman, Sacsahuaman, Saxahuaman and others) is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Sections were first built by the Killke culture about 1100; they had occupied the area since 900. The complex was expanded and added to by the Inca from the 13th century; they built dry stone walls constructed of huge stones. The workers carefully cut the boulders to fit them together tightly without mortar. The site is at an altitude of 3,701 m (12,142 ft).Show on map
TambomachayTampu Mach'ay (Quechua tampu inn, guest house, mach'ay cave, \"guest house cave\", also spelled Tambo Mach'ay, Tambomachay, Tambomach'ay, Tampumachay, Tanpumachay, where machay means \"drunkenness\", \"to get drunk\" or \"a spindle packed with thread\") is an archaeological site associated with the Inca Empire, located near Cusco, Peru. An alternate Spanish name is El Baño del Inca (\"the bath of the Inca\"). \n* Three small baths in Tampu Mach'ay \n* Ancient ruins \n* General viewShow on map
Alejandro Velasco Astete International AirportAlejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (IATA: CUZ, ICAO: SPZO) is an international airport located in the city of Cusco, in southeastern Peru. Cusco, a principal tourist attraction in Latin America, receives various domestic flights as well as some international flights. Its runways are completely paved. Currently, it operates at limited capacity due to its precarious location near the city's center. Despite these limitations, the airport has consistently ranked as Peru's second most important air terminal, handling 2,308,110 national and international passengers in 2013, as reported by CORPAC.Show on map
Puka PukaraPuka Pukara (Quechua puka red, pukara fortress, \"red fortress\", hispanicized spellings Pucapucara, Puca Pucara, Puca Pucará) is a site of military ruins in Peru situated in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Cusco District, near Cusco. This fort is made of large walls, terraces, and staircases and was part of defense of Cusco in particular and the Inca Empire in general. The name probably comes from the red color of the rocks at dusk. Puka Pukara is an example of military architecture that also functioned as an administrative center.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Cusco
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Urubamba RiverThe Urubamba River or Willkamayu (Quechua for \"sacred river\") is a river in Peru. Upstream it is called by its Aymara name Willkanuta (\"house of the sun\", hispanicized Vilcanota). Within the La Convención Province the naming changes to Urubamba. A partially navigable headwater of the Amazon River, it rises in the Andes to the southeast of Cuzco. It originates on the slopes of Khunurana in the Puno Region, Melgar Province, near the La Raya pass. It flows north-north-west for 724 kilometers before coalescing with the Tambo River to form the Ucayali River.Show on map
Laguna SibinacochaShow on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Cusco
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PatallactaPatallaqta (Quechua pata elevated place / above, at the top / edge, bank (of a river), shore, llaqta place (village, town, city, country, nation), \"settlement on a platform\" pronounced \"pahta-yakta\", hispanicized spelling Patallacta), Llaqtapata (Llactapata) or Q'inti Marka (Quechua q'inti hummingbird, marka village, \"hummingbird village\", also spelled 'Q'ente Marka') is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District. It is situated southeast of the site Machu Picchu, at the confluence of the rivers Kusichaka and Willkanuta on a mountain named Patallaqta.Show on map
Nevado AuzangateAusangate or Auzangate (in hispanicized spellings) is a mountain of the Willkanuta mountain range in the Andes of Peru. With an elevation of 6,384 metres it is situated around 100 kilometres southeast of Cusco in the Cusco Region, Canchis Province, Pitumarca District, and in the Quispicanchi Province, Ocongate District. The mountain has significance in Incan mythology.Show on map
Pongo de MainiqueThe Pongo de Mainique is a Water gap (canyon) in Peru, being 45 metres (50 yd) wide and 3 kilometres (2 mi) long, with 900 metres (3,000 ft) to 300 metres (1,000 ft) high cliffs. It is the only break in the entire Willkapampa mountain range. It also divides the Urubamba River (a headwater of the Amazon River) between Upper Urubamba and Lower Urubamba. It is considered the most dangerous whitewater pass on the Urubamba; however, many boats traverse it, depending on seasonal river conditions. It is crossed by the Inca Bridge, ancient secret entrance to the Machu Picchu.Show on map
Nevado VerónicaVeronica, also called Willka Weqe, (\"holy tear\") Huacrahuilki (\"horn pass\"), Huacay Huilcay, Wayna Willka, Waqaywillka, Urubamba (\"spider's plain\"), or Padre Eterno, is a 5,893 m (19,334 ft) mountain in the Urubamba mountain range in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, La Convención Province, Huayopata District, and in the Urubamba Province, Ollantaytambo District northwest of the town of Ollantaytambo.Show on map
Cordillera de VilcanotaShow on map
Megantoni National SanctuaryMegantoni National Sanctuary (Santuario Nacional Megantoni) is a protected area in Peru situated in the Cusco Region, La Convención Province, Echarate District. It protects a part of the Peruvian Yungas ecoregion.Show on map