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Isog is located in Peru
Shown within Peru
Location  Peru
Huamalíes Province, Huánuco Region
Coordinates 9°23′32.4″S 76°41′33.5″W / 9.392333°S 76.692639°W / -9.392333; -76.692639Coordinates: 9°23′32.4″S 76°41′33.5″W / 9.392333°S 76.692639°W / -9.392333; -76.692639

Isog[1] (possibly from Quechua isu skin sickness caused by a certain mite (mange), -q a suffix)[2][3] is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Tantamayo District, the site was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral No. 533/INC on June 18, 2002.[1]

Isog lies on the northern slope of the mountain Susupillo which is also the name of the archaeological site south of Isog.

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  1. ^ a b "Sitio arqueológico Isog". mincetur. Retrieved April 12, 2018. 
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)