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Paruro Province
PARURO PROVINCE is one of thirteen provinces in the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
in the southern highlands of Peru
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. Nearby Paqariq Tampu is one of the legendary origin sites of Manqu Qhapaq and Mama Uqllu, founders of the Inca Empire
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Geography
GEOGRAPHY (from Greek γεωγραφία, geographia, literally "earth description" ) is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth
Earth
. The first person to use the word "γεωγραφία" was Eratosthenes
Eratosthenes
(276–194 BC). Geography
Geography
is an all-encompassing discipline that seeks an understanding of the Earth
Earth
and its human and natural complexities—not merely where objects are, but how they have changed and come to be. Geography
Geography
is often defined in terms of the two branches of human geography and physical geography . Human geography
Human geography
deals with the study of people and their communities, cultures, economies and interactions with the environment by studying their relations with and across space and place
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Spanish Language
The SPANISH LANGUAGE (/ˈspænɪʃ/ ( listen ); Español (help ·info )), also called the CASTILIAN LANGUAGE (/kæˈstɪliən/ ( listen ), castellano (help ·info )), is a Western Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain
Spain
and today has hundreds of millions of native speakers around the world. It is usually considered the world\'s second-most spoken native language , after Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin Chinese
. Spanish is a part of the Ibero-Romance group of languages , which evolved from several dialects of Vulgar Latin in Iberia after the collapse of the Western Roman Empire
Western Roman Empire
in the 5th century
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Geographic Coordinate System
A GEOGRAPHIC COORDINATE SYSTEM is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position , and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position . A common choice of coordinates is latitude , longitude and elevation . To specify a location on a two-dimensional map requires a map projection
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Paccaritambo
In Inca mythology
Inca mythology
, one of the main Inca creation myths was that of the Ayar Brothers who emerged from a cave called PAQARIQ TAMPU (also spelled PAQARIQTAMPU) (Quechua paqariy to dawn / to be born, -q a suffix , tampu inn, lodge, hispanicized and mixed spellings Pacaritambo, Paccarectambo, Paccarec Tambo, Paccarictambo, Paccaric Tambo, Paqariq Tambo, Paccaritambo). This "house of production" was located on the hill called Tampu T'uqu (Quechua t'uqu a niche, hole or gap in the wall, today also the modern word for window, hispanicized Tambotoco, Tamputoco). It had three windows. According to the myth, the tribe of Maras emerged from one of the niches, called Maras T'uqu (Maras tocco) by spontaneous generation . The tribe of Tampus emerged from the sut'i t'uqu window. Manco Capac , his three Ayar brothers, and his four Mama sisters, emerged from the chief window in the middle, the qhapaq t'uqu
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Indigenous Peoples Of The Americas
The INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF THE AMERICAS are the pre-Columbian peoples of the Americas
Americas
and their descendants. Indígenas or pueblos indígenas ("indigenous peoples") is a common term in Spanish-speaking countries , and pueblos nativos or nativos (lit. "native peoples" in the sense of descendants of non-immigrants) may also be heard, while aborigen (aborigine) is used in Argentina
Argentina
, and pueblos aborígenes (aboriginal peoples) is common in Chile
Chile
. The term "Amerindian" (short for "'Indians of the Americas") is used in Quebec
Quebec
, the Guianas , and the English-speaking Caribbean
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2007 Peru Census
The 2007 PERU CENSUS was a detailed enumeration of the Peruvian population. It was conducted by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática on Sunday, October 21, 2007. Its full name in Spanish is XI CENSO DE POBLACIóN Y VI DE VIVIENDA (Eleventh Population and Sixth Household Census). The previous census performed in Peru
Peru
was the 2005 Census
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Quechua Language
QUECHUA (/ˈkɛtʃuə/ , in AmE also /ˈkɛtʃwɑː/ ) , known as RUNASIMI ("people's language") in the Quechuan language, is an indigenous language family , with variations spoken by the Quechua peoples , primarily living in the Andes
Andes
and highlands of South America . Derived from a common ancestral language, it is the most widely spoken language family of indigenous peoples of the Americas , with a total of probably some 8–10 million speakers. Approximately 25% (7.7 million) of Peruvians speak some variation of Quechua. It is perhaps most widely known for being the main language of the Inca Empire . The colonisers initially encouraged its use, but from the middle of their reign they suppressed it. However, Quechua ultimately survived , and variants are still widely spoken today
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Quechua People
The QUECHUA PEOPLE are the indigenous peoples of South America
South America
who speak any of the Quechua languages . Most Quechua speakers live in Peru
Peru
, Ecuador
Ecuador
, Bolivia
Bolivia
, Argentina
Argentina
, Chile
Chile
and Colombia
Colombia
. The most common Quechua dialect is Southern Quechua . The Kichwa people of Ecuador
Ecuador
speak the Kichwa dialect ; in Colombia, the Inga people speak Inga Kichwa . The Quechua word for a Quechua speaker is runa or nuna ("person"); the plural is runakuna or nunakuna ("people")
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Apurímac Region
APURíMAC (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a region in southern-central Peru
Peru
. It is bordered on the east by the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
, on the west by the Ayacucho Region , and on the south by the Arequipa and Ayacucho regions. The region's name originates from the Quechua language
Quechua language
and means "where the gods speak" in reference to the many mountains of the region (gods in the andean religion) that seem to be talking to each other
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Districts Of Peru
The DISTRICTS OF PERU (Spanish: distritos) are the third-level country subdivisions of Peru
Peru
. They are subdivisions of the provinces , which in turn are subdivisions of the larger regions or departments. There are 1,838 districts in total. CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 Most populous districts * 2.1 By population * 2.2 By population density * 2.3 By area * 2.4 By elevation * 3 Districts table * 4 See also * 5 References OVERVIEWA 1982 law requires a minimum of residents in an area for a new district to be legally established: 3,500 if it is located in the rainforest , 4,000 in the Andes
Andes
highlands and 10,000 in the coastal area. In the dry Andean area, many districts have less than 3,500 inhabitants due to low population density in the area. In some cases, their populations have decreased in comparison to the days when they were founded
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Paqariq Tampu
In Inca mythology
Inca mythology
, one of the main Inca creation myths was that of the Ayar Brothers who emerged from a cave called PAQARIQ TAMPU (also spelled PAQARIQTAMPU) (Quechua paqariy to dawn / to be born, -q a suffix , tampu inn, lodge, hispanicized and mixed spellings Pacaritambo, Paccarectambo, Paccarec Tambo, Paccarictambo, Paccaric Tambo, Paqariq Tambo, Paccaritambo). This "house of production" was located on the hill called Tampu T'uqu (Quechua t'uqu a niche, hole or gap in the wall, today also the modern word for window, hispanicized Tambotoco, Tamputoco). It had three windows. According to the myth, the tribe of Maras emerged from one of the niches, called Maras T'uqu (Maras tocco) by spontaneous generation . The tribe of Tampus emerged from the sut'i t'uqu window. Manco Capac , his three Ayar brothers, and his four Mama sisters, emerged from the chief window in the middle, the qhapaq t'uqu
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Peru
Coordinates : 10°S 76°W / 10°S 76°W / -10; -76 Republic
Republic
of Peru República del Perú (Spanish ) Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Firme y feliz por la unión" (Spanish) "Firm and Happy for the Union" ANTHEM: Himno Nacional del Perú (Spanish) National Anthem of Peru NATIONAL SEAL : Gran Sello del Estado (Spanish) Great Seal of the State Location of
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UBIGEO
UBIGEO is the coding system for geographical sgdstituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática INEI ) to code the first-level administrative subdivision: regions (Spanish: regiones, singular: región), the second-level administrative subdivision: provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular: provincia) and the third-level administrative subdivision: districts (Spanish: distritos, singular: distrito). CONTENTS * 1 Syntax * 2 Examples * 2.1 Regions * 2.2 Provinces * 2.3 Districts * 3 Recent additions * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 External links SYNTAXThe coding system uses two-digit numbers for each level of subdivision. The first level starts numbering at 01 for the Amazonas Region and continues in alphabetical order up to 25 for the Ucayali Region . Additional regions will be added to the end of the list, starting with the first available number
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Provinces Of Peru
The PROVINCES OF PERU, known in Spanish as provincias, are the second-level administrative subdivisions of the country. They are divided into districts (Spanish: distritos). There are 196 provinces in Peru
Peru
, grouped into 25 regions except for the Lima Province which does not belong to any region. This makes an average of 7 provinces per region. The region with the fewest provinces is Callao
Callao
(one) and the region with the most is Ancash (twenty). While provinces in the sparsely populated Amazon rain forest
Amazon rain forest
of eastern Peru
Peru
tend to be larger, there is a large concentration of them in the north-central area of the country. The province with the least number of districts is Purús Province , with just 1 district
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