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Wanakawri, Huánuco
WANAKAWRI (Quechua , Hispanicized and mixed spellings Huanacaure, Wanacaure) is an archaeological site in Peru
Peru
. It is situated in the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
, Huánuco Province
Huánuco Province
, Chinchao District , southeast of San Pablo de Pillao, at a height of about 3,359 metres (11,020 ft)
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Chauchilla Cemetery
CHAUCHILLA 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
Peru
. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Preservation of the bodies * 3 In popular culture * 4 See also * 5 References HISTORYThe cemetery was discovered in the 1920s, 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
Nazca
culture . The cemetery has been extensively plundered by huaqueros (grave robbers) who have left human bones and pottery scattered around the area. Similar local cemeteries have been damaged to a greater extent. The site has been protected by Peruvian law since 1997 and tourists pay around seven U.S
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Chacamarca Historic Sanctuary
CHACAMARCA HISTORIC SANCTUARY (Spanish : Santuario Histórico de Chacamarca), is a historical site in Junín Province
Junín Province
, Junín , Peru
Peru
. The sanctuary protects the site of the Battle of Junín
Battle of Junín
and archaeological remains of the Pumpush culture. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Climate * 4 Ecology * 4.1 Flora * 4.2 Fauna * 5 Activities * 6 Environmental issues * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYPrior to the arrival of the conquistadors , the area was occupied by the Pumpush and the Yarovilca cultures and after them, the Incas . The Incas occupied the area gradually and integrated it to the rest of the empire through the Capac Ñan (Inca road system). As a result, an Inca settlement flourished at Chacamarca
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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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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. There is evidence of damage that has been interpreted as a careful and deliberate destruction, by the city's own people, of several buildings prior to the mesa 's being vacated
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Huánuco Region
HUáNUCO (Spanish pronunciation: ) is a region in central Peru
Peru
. It is bordered by the La Libertad , San Martín , Loreto and Ucayali regions in the north, the Ucayali Region in the east, the Pasco Region in the south and the Lima and Ancash regions in the west. Its capital is the city Huánuco
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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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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Huánuco Province
The HUáNUCO PROVINCE is one of 11 provinces of the Huánuco Region in Peru
Peru
. The capital of the province is the city of Huánuco
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Qiwllaqucha (Huánuco)
QUIULLACOCHA (possibly from Quechua qillwa, qiwlla, qiwiña gull , qucha lake, "gull lake") is a small lake in Peru
Peru
located in the Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
, Huánuco Province
Huánuco Province
, Chinchao District , north of Acomayo. SEE ALSO * Acomayo River * Wanakawri REFERENCES * ^ 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 . You can help by expanding it
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Aqumayu (Huánuco)
ACOMAYO RIVER (possibly from Quechua aqu sand, mayu river, "sand river") is a river in Peru
Peru
located in the Huánuco Region
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 * Quiullacocha * Wanakawri REFERENCES * ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) This Huánuco Region
Huánuco Region
geography article is a stub . You can help by expanding it . * v * t * e This article related to a river in Peru
Peru
is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Chinchao District
CHINCHAO DISTRICT is one of twelve districts of the province Huánuco in Peru
Peru
. Its seat is Acomayo. SEE ALSO * Aqumayu * Qiwllaqucha * Wanakawri REFERENCES * ^ (in Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática . Banco de Información Distrital Archived April 23, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
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Chichakuri
CHICHAKURI (Quechua chichaku, meaning chigoe flea ( Tunga penetrans ), -(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 on May 16, 2003. Chichakuri is situated in the Puno Region
Puno Region
, Carabaya Province
Carabaya Province
, Ollachea District , at a height of about 2,800 m (9,200 ft). REFERENCES * ^ 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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Chipaw Marka
CHIPAW MARKA (Hispanicized spelling Chipaomarca) is an archaeological site in Peru
Peru
. It was declared a National Cultural Heritage in 2003. Chipaw Marka lies in the Ayacucho Region , Lucanas Province , Chipao District . REFERENCES * ^ A B El Peruano, Normas Legales, p
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Chanquillo
CHANQUILLO or CHANKILLO 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. The Thirteen Towers have been interpreted as an astronomical observatory built in the 4th century BC. The culture that produced Chankillo is called the Casma/Sechin culture or the Sechin Complex. The site covers about four square kilometres (1.5 square miles) and has been interpreted as a fortified temple. CONTENTS * 1 The Thirteen Towers solar observatory * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links THE THIRTEEN TOWERS SOLAR OBSERVATORYThe regularly-spaced thirteen towers of Chankillo were constructed atop the ridge of a low hill running near north to south, forming a "toothed" horizon with narrow gaps at regular intervals
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Choquequirao
CHOQUEQUIRAO (possibly from Quechua chuqi metal, k'iraw crib , cot) is an Incan site in south Peru
Peru
, similar in structure and architecture to Machu Picchu
Machu Picchu
. The ruins are buildings and terraces at levels above and below Sunch'u Pata, the truncated hill top. The hilltop was anciently leveled and ringed with stones to create a 30 by 50 m platform. Choquequirao
Choquequirao
at an elevation of 3,050 metres (10,010 ft) ) is in the spurs of the Vilcabamba mountain range in the Santa Teresa district, La Convención Province of the Cusco Region
Cusco Region
. The complex is 1,800 hectares, of which 30–40% is excavated. The site overlooks the Apurimac River canyon which has an elevation of 1,450 metres (4,760 ft). The site is reached by a two-day hike from outside Cusco
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