Awkimarka (Apurímac)

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Awkimarka (Apurímac) is located in Peru
Awkimarka (Apurímac)
Shown within Peru
Location Peru
Region Apurímac Region, Andahuaylas Province
Coordinates 14°04′56″S 73°33′06″W / 14.08222°S 73.55167°W / -14.08222; -73.55167Coordinates: 14°04′56″S 73°33′06″W / 14.08222°S 73.55167°W / -14.08222; -73.55167

Awkimarka (Quechua awki prince / a mythical figure of the Andean culture / grandfather, marka village,[1][2] Hispanicized spelling Auquimarca) is an archaeological site in the Apurímac Region in Peru. It lies on a mountain of the same name which reaches a height of about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft). It is situated in the Apurímac Region, Andahuaylas Province, on the border of the districts of Pomacocha and Tumay Huaraca.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ 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
  4. ^ "Auquimarca: Pueblo mayor o principal, de los Chancas". Leocadio Ccaccya Enciso. Retrieved February 14, 2015.  (in Spanish)
  5. ^ - UGEL map of the Andahuaylas Province (Apurímac Region)