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Map of Tacna district in Peru

Basic information about Tacna
Tacna is the southernmost region Peru. Its name originates from the Quechua words taka (\hit\) and na (\something to do\), which would mean \a place to hit\. This expression is thought to be related to the Quechua conquest of the Aymara people. Its capital is the city of Tacna. Present-day Tacna Region was occupied by forces from neighboring Chile as a result of the War of the Pacific. Tacna was reincorporated into Peruvian sovereignty in 1929 and today it is known for being one of the most patriotic areas in the country.
Cities, towns & villages in Tacna
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Tutupaca Show Tutupacaon the map
TacnaTacna is a city in southern Peru and the regional capital of the Tacna Region. A very commercially active city, it is located only 35 km (22 mi) north of the border with Arica y Parinacota Region from Chile, inland from the Pacific Ocean and in the valley of the Caplina River. It is Peru's tenth most populous city. Initially called San Pedro de Tacna, it has gained a reputation for patriotism, with many monuments and streets named after heroes of Peru's struggle for independence (1821–1824) and the War of the Pacific (1879–1883). Residents of Tacna are known in Spanish as tacneños. Show Tacnaon the map
LocumbaLocumba is a town in the Tacna Region in southern Peru. It is the capital of Jorge Basadre Province. Show Locumbaon the map
CandaraveCandarave is a town in the Tacna Region in southern Peru. It is the capital of Candarave Province. Show Candaraveon the map
TarataTarata is a city in the Tacna Region in southern Peru. It is the capital of Tarata Province. Show Tarataon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Tacna
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TacnaTacna is the southernmost region Peru. Its name originates from the Quechua words taka (\"hit\") and na (\"something to do\"), which would mean \"a place to hit\". This expression is thought to be related to the Quechua conquest of the Aymara people. Its capital is the city of Tacna. Present-day Tacna Region was occupied by forces from neighboring Chile as a result of the War of the Pacific. Tacna was reincorporated into Peruvian sovereignty in 1929 and today it is known for being one of the most patriotic areas in the country.Show on map
Provincia de TarataTarata is one of four provinces in the Tacna Region in southern Peru. Its capital is Tarata.Show on map
Different buildings in Tacna
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Minas de ToquepalaThe Toquepala mine is a large porphyry copper mine in the Tacna Province, Tacna Department, Peru. The mine is an open-pit mine producing copper, molybdenum, rhenium and silver with minor gold and zinc. In 2009, Toquepala produced about 127,000 tons of copper in sulfide concentrates, all smelted at Ilo, with a copper recovery of 97.4%. Toquepala also produced 38,000 tons of copper cathodes from the SX/EW plant.Show on map
Coronel FAP Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International AirportCoronel FAP Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport (sometimes abbreviated Crnl. FAP Carlos Ciriani Santa Rosa International Airport) (IATA: TCQ, ICAO: SPTN) is an airport serving Tacna, Peru. It is run by CORPAC S.A. (Corporación Peruana de Aeropuertos y Aviación Comercial S.A.), a government organization that oversees airport management. The airport is the main airport of the Tacna Region, and is 27 km (17 mi) north of Peru's border with Chile. The Tacna VOR-DME (Ident: TCA) and non-directional beacon (Ident: TNA) are located on the field.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Tacna
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Laguna VilacotaShow on map
Río CaplinaThe Caplina River is a river in southern Peru. It runs through the city Tacna, after which it gets dry due to filtration, evaporation and extractive use of the water.Show on map
Laguna AricotaShow on map