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PILLKU URQU (Quechua pillku red, urqu mountain), also known as Pikul, Piqul (possibly a corruption of pillku, Hispanicized spellings Piccol, Picol, also Pikol, Piqol) or Wayna Piqul (Quechua wayna young, Hispanicized Huaynapicol, Huaynapiccol, also Wayna Piqol), is a 4,448-metre-high (14,593 ft) mountain in the Andes
Andes
of Peru
Peru
, near the city of Cusco
Cusco
. It is situated in the Cusco
Cusco
Region , Calca Province , Taray District
Taray District
, and in the Cusco
Cusco
Province , San Jerónimo District , north of San Jerónimo.

By the local people Pillku Urqu
Pillku Urqu
has been venerated as an apu .

SEE ALSO

* Anawarkhi
Anawarkhi
* Araway Qhata * Mawk\'ataray * Pachatusan
Pachatusan
* Pikchu * Sinqa * Wanakawri

REFERENCES

* ^ PNUD-INDECI, Estudio del Mapa de Peligros de la Ciudad del Cusco, Proyecto: Ciudades Sostenibles. Cusco
Cusco
2004 (in Spanish) * ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) * ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Cusco
Cusco
Province (Cusco Region) * ^ Germán Zecenarro Benavente, Apus tutelares y asentamientos del Cusco
Cusco
preinka, Boletín de Arqueología PUCP, No. 7, 2003, 387-405 (in Spanish)

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