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Wanakawri, Huánuco
Wanakawri (Quechua, Hispanicized and mixed spellings Huanacaure, Wanacaure) is an archaeological site in Peru
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Cerro Baúl
Cerro Baúl
Cerro Baúl
(Spanish: Cerro "hill", Spanish: Baúl "trunk" (i.e. a place to store treasured items)) is an ancient political outpost and ceremonial center settlement in Peru
Peru
established by the pre-Incan empire called the Wari. It was evacuated after a siege by the Inca Empire in about 1475. Cerro Baúl
Cerro Baúl
is a terraced mountain, 2000 feet above its surroundings, with a settlement on the cliff tops themselves and in the immediate surroundings. Among other finds are the remnants of a brewery and large buildings that may have been used for ceremonial feasting
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Huánuco Region
Huánuco
Huánuco
(Spanish pronunciation: [ˈwanuko]) is a region in central Peru.[1] It is bordered by the La Libertad, San Martín, Loreto and Ucayali regions in the north, the Ucayali Region
Ucayali Region
in the east, the Pasco Region
Pasco Region
in the south and the Lima and Ancash regions in the west. Its capital is the city Huánuco. Huánuco
Huánuco
has a rough topography comprising parts of the Sierra and the High Jungle (mountain rim) regions. Being equidistant from the north and the south of the country, it has the privilege of having a mild weather with an average annual temperature of 20°C (68°F). This region is important for its geographical location, history, and for the richness of its land, where the presence of man goes back to ancient times
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Quechua Language
Quechua (/ˈkɛtʃuə/, in AmE also /ˈkɛtʃwɑː/)[2], 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.[3] 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.[4] Approximately 25% (7.7 million) of Peruvians speak some variation of Quechua.[5][6] 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
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Chacamarca Historic Sanctuary
Chacamarca Historic Sanctuary[1] (Spanish: Santuario Histórico de Chacamarca), is a historical site in Junín Province, Junín, Peru.[1] The sanctuary protects the site of the Battle of Junín
Battle of Junín
and archaeological remains of the Pumpush culture.[1][2]Contents1 History 2 Geography 3 Climate 4 Ecology4.1 Flora 4.2 Fauna5 Activities 6 Environmental issues 7 References 8 External linksHistory[edit] Prior to the arrival of the conquistadors, the area was occupied by the Pumpush and the Yarovilca cultures and after them, the Incas.[2] The Incas occupied the area gradually and integrated it to the rest of the empire
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Peru
Coordinates: 10°S 76°W / 10°S 76°W / -10; -76 Republic
Republic
of Peru República del Perú  (Spanish)[a]FlagCoat of armsMotto: "Firme y feliz por la unión" (Spanish) "Firm and Happy for the Union"Anthem: "Himno Nacional del Perú"  (Spanish) "National Anthem of Peru"National SealGran Sello del Estado  (Spanish) Great Seal of the StateLocation of  Peru  (dark green) in South America  (grey)Capital and largest city Lima 12°2.6′S 77°1.7′W / 12.0433°S 77.0283°W / -12.0433; -77.0283<
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Huánuco Province
The Huánuco
Huánuco
Province is one of 11 provinces of the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
in Peru
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Chinchao District
Chinchao District is one of twelve districts of the province Huánuco in Peru.[1] Its seat is Acomayo. See also[edit]Aqumayu Qiwllaqucha WanakawriReferences[edit]^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
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Aqumayu (Huánuco)
Acomayo River (possibly from Quechua aqu sand, mayu river,[1] "sand river") is a river in Peru located in the Huánuco Region, Huánuco Province, Chinchao District. It is a left tributary of the Huallaga River. The confluence is southeast of the town Acomayo, near the village Tingo Pampa. See also[edit]Quiullacocha WanakawriReferences[edit]^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)This Huánuco Region geography article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.v t eThis article related to a river in Peru is a stub
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Qiwllaqucha (Huánuco)
Quiullacocha (possibly from Quechua qillwa, qiwlla, qiwiña gull, qucha lake,[1] "gull lake") is a small lake in Peru located in the Huánuco Region, Huánuco Province, Chinchao District, north of Acomayo.[2] See also[edit]Acomayo River WanakawriReferences[edit]^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) ^ mincetur.gob.pe Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. "Laguna de Quiullacocha" (in Spanish)This Peruvian geography article is a stub
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Chawaytiri
Chawaytiri (hispanicized Chahuaytire, Chahuaytiri) is an archaeological site with rock paintings in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Calca Province, Pisac District, near the village Chawaytiri.[1][2] The principal section with paintings predominantly showing llamas is named Llamachayuq Qaqa (Quechua llama llama, -cha, -yuq suffixes, qaqa rock,[3] "a rock with a little llama") or Chawaytiri. It lies on the slope of the mountain Muruwiksa (Moro-Wicsa, Morowiqsa, Morro Huicsa). The other sections are named Wamanwachana, Kawituyuq (Cahuituyoc), P'allqapata (Pallcapata), Musuqllaqta (Mosoqllaqta), Misaqaqa and Qaqa.[1] References[edit]^ a b Rainer Hostnig, Pinturas rupestres de posible afiliación Inca en el departamento del Cusco, SIARB
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Chichakuri
Chichakuri (Quechua chichaku, meaning chigoe flea (Tunga penetrans),[2] -(i)ri an Aymara suffix; Hispanicized spelling Chichacori) is an archaeological site in Peru
Peru
consisting of stone tombs (chullpa), walls, houses and squares. The place was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral Nacional No. 296/INC-2003 by the National Institute of Culture
National Institute of Culture
on May 16, 2003. Chichakuri is situated in the Puno Region, Carabaya Province, Ollachea District, at a height of about 2,800 m (9,200 ft).[1] References[edit]^ a b "Sitio arqueológico de Chichacori". mincetur. Archived from the original on May 12, 2014. Retrieved May 10, 2014.  ^ R. García, Nombre Quechua de insectos peruanos, Nombre de algunos insectos y otros invertebrados en "Quechua", Renán J. García A., in: Revista Peruana de Entomología Vol
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Chan Chan
Chan Chan, the largest city of the pre-Columbian era in South America,[1] is now an archaeological site in La Libertad Region
La Libertad Region
5 kilometres (3.1 mi) west of Trujillo, Peru.[2] Chan Chan
Chan Chan
is located in the mouth of the Moche Valley[3] and was the capit
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Chavín De Huantar
Chavín de Huántar is an archaeological site in Peru, containing ruins and artifacts constructed beginning at least by 1200 BC and occupied by later cultures until around 400-500 BC by the Chavín, a major pre- Inca
Inca
culture. The site is located in the Ancash Region, 250 kilometers (160 mi) north of Lima, at an elevation of 3,180 meters (10,430 ft), east of the Cordillera Blanca
Cordillera Blanca
at the start of the Conchucos Valley. Chavín de Huántar has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Some of the Chavín relics from this archaeological site are on display in the Museo de la Nación
Museo de la Nación
in Lima and the Museo Nacional de Chavín in Chavin itself. Occupation at Chavín de Huántar has been carbon dated to at least 3000 BC, with ceremonial center activity occurring primarily toward the end of the second millennium, and through the middle of the first millennium BC
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Chauchilla Cemetery
Chauchilla Cemetery
Cemetery
is a cemetery that contains prehispanic mummified human remains and archeological artifacts, located 30 kilometres (19 mi) south of the city of Nazca
Nazca
in Peru.[1][2]Contents1 History 2 Preservation of the bodies 3 In popular culture 4 See also 5 ReferencesHistory[edit] The cemetery was discovered in the 1920s,[3] but had not been used since the 9th century AD. The cemetery includes many important burials over a period of 600 to 700 years. The start of the interments was in about 200 AD. It is important as a source of archaeology to Nazca culture.[4] The cemetery has been extensively plundered by huaqueros (grave robbers) who have left human bones and pottery scattered around the area.[4] Similar local cemeteries have been damaged to a greater extent.[2] The site has been protected by Peruvian law since 1997 and tourists pay around seven U.S. dollars
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Chanquillo
Chanquillo[1][2][3][4][5] or Chankillo[3][6][7][8] is an ancient monumental complex in the Peruvian coastal desert, found in the Casma-Sechin basin in the Ancash Department of Peru. The ruins include the hilltop Chankillo fort, the nearby Thirteen Towers solar observatory, and residential and gathering areas
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