Ñawpallaqta, Fajardo

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Location Peru, Ayacucho Region, Víctor Fajardo Province
Region Andes
Coordinates 13°47′10″S 74°01′45″W / 13.78611°S 74.02917°W / -13.78611; -74.02917Coordinates: 13°47′10″S 74°01′45″W / 13.78611°S 74.02917°W / -13.78611; -74.02917
Height 4,030 m (13,222 ft)[1]

Ñawpallaqta or Ñawpa Llaqta (Quechua ñawpa ancient, llaqta place (village, town, city, country, nation),[2] "ancient place", also spelled Nawpallacta) is an archaeological site in Peru. It lies in the Ayacucho Region, Víctor Fajardo Province, on the border of the districts of Cayara and Huancapi. It is situated near Anta Qaqa (Antaccacca) at a height of 4,030 m (13,222 ft) on the eastern side of the Kinwamayu valley.[1][3]


  1. ^ a b Frank Meddens, Cirilo Vivanco Pomacanchari, The Chanca Confederation; Political Myth and Archeological Reality, Xama 15-18, 2002-2005: 73-99, Mendoza, Argentina, ISSN 0327-1250, p. 78-79
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Víctor Fajardo Province (Ayacucho Region) (unnamed)