Ñawpallaqta, Lucanas

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Location Peru, Ayacucho Region, Lucanas Province
Region Andes
Coordinates 14°43′40″S 74°12′05″W / 14.72778°S 74.20139°W / -14.72778; -74.20139Coordinates: 14°43′40″S 74°12′05″W / 14.72778°S 74.20139°W / -14.72778; -74.20139

Ñawpallaqta or Ñawpa Llaqta (Quechua ñawpa ancient, llaqta place (village, town, city, country, nation),[1] "ancient place", also spelled Ñaupallacta, Ñaupallaqta) is an archaeological site in Peru on top of a mountain of that name. It lies in the Ayacucho Region, Lucanas Province, San Cristóbal District, it is situated near the archaeological site of Puka Urqu, southeast of it.[2]


  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lucanas Province 2 (Ayacucho Region)