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Qullasuyu
Qullasuyu
(Aymara: Qullasuyu
Qullasuyu
 listen (help·info) and Quechua, qulla south, Qulla a people, suyu region, part of a territory, each of the four regions which formed the Inca Empire,[1] "southern region", Hispanicized spellings Collasuyu, Kholla Suyu) was the southeastern provincial region of the Inca Empire. Qullasuyu
Qullasuyu
is the region of the Qulla and related specifically to the native Qulla Quechuas
Quechuas
who primarily resided in areas such as Cochabamba
Cochabamba
and Potosí. Most Aymara territories which are now largely incorporated into the modern South
South
American states of northern Chile, Argentina, Peru
Peru
and Bolivia
Bolivia
were annexed during the reign of Sapa Inca
Sapa Inca
Huayna Cápac in the sixteenth century.

Contents

1 Overview 2 Wamani 3 See also 4 References

Overview[edit] Recently, there have been movements to form a "Greater Qullasuyu" (or Qullana Suyu Marka) which would incorporate a territory similar to the former Tawantinsuyu
Tawantinsuyu
in extent. This ideal has been proposed by the office of the Apu Mallku and the parliament of the Qullana. Qullasuyu was the largest of the four suyu (or "quarters", the largest divisions of the Inca empire) in terms of area. This suyu encompassed the Bolivian Altiplano
Altiplano
and much of the southern Andes, running down into Argentina
Argentina
and as far south as the Maule river
Maule river
near modern Santiago, Chile.[2] Along with Kuntisuyu, it was part of the Hurin Suyukuna or "Lower Quarters" of the empire.[3][4] Wamani[edit]

The four suyus of the Inca empire. Qullasuyu
Qullasuyu
appears in blue.

Each suyu was divided into wamani, or provinces. Qullasuyu
Qullasuyu
included the wamani of:

Arica
Arica
or Arika Cana or Kana Canche or Kanche Caranga or Karanka Caruma Cavina or Kawina, whose people were “Incas by privilege” Chicha Cochabamba
Cochabamba
or Quchapampa Collagua Lipe Locumba Lupaqa Moquegua Pacajes
Pacajes
or Pacasa Qolla Urcosuyu or Qulla Urqusuyu Sama Tambo or Tampu Tarata Ubina Yampará or Yampara

[5][6] See also[edit]

Organization of the Inca Empire Chinchaysuyu Antisuyu Kuntisuyu Oroncota, Yampara settlement and Inca fortress in Bolivia The Chilean Inca Trail

References[edit]

^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary) ^ D’Altroy, Terence N. (2005). The Incas. Blackwell Publishing: Malden, p. 86-87 ^ D’Altroy, Terence N. (2005). The Incas. Blackwell Publishing: Malden, p. 42-43, 86-89 ^ Steward, Julian H. & Faron, Louis, C. (1959). Native Peoples of South
South
America. McGraw-Hill: New York, p. 185-192 ^ D’Altroy, Terence N. (2005). The Incas. Blackwell Publishing: Malden, p. 42-43, 86-89 ^ Steward, Julian H. & Faron, Louis, C. (1959). Native Peoples of South
South
America. McGraw-Hill: New York, p. 185-192

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