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Llamuqa is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation 4,794 m (15,728 ft) [1]
Coordinates 15°05′20.84″S 72°50′13.31″W / 15.0891222°S 72.8370306°W / -15.0891222; -72.8370306Coordinates: 15°05′20.84″S 72°50′13.31″W / 15.0891222°S 72.8370306°W / -15.0891222; -72.8370306[2]
Location Peru, Arequipa Region
Parent range Andes

Llamuqa (Quechua for a black stone consisting of iron with curative powers,[3] Hispanicized spellings Llamocca, Llamoja) is a mountain with archaeological remains in the Andes of Peru, about 4,794 metres (15,728 ft) high. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, La Unión Province, Huaynacotas District.[1][4][5]

By the local people Llamuqa is venerated as an apu.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Cerro Apu Llamoja". mincetur. Archived from the original on March 22, 2014. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ "Llamocca". Panoramio. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. ^ "El Circuito Turistico Cañon de Catahuasi, El Bosque de Rocas de Llamocca". Municipio La Unión. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  5. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the La Unión Province (Arequipa Region) showing "Cerro Llamuta"