Machu Q'inti

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Machu Q'inti
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region, Urubamba Province
Coordinates 13°13′42″S 72°26′45″W / 13.22833°S 72.44583°W / -13.22833; -72.44583Coordinates: 13°13′42″S 72°26′45″W / 13.22833°S 72.44583°W / -13.22833; -72.44583
Cultures Inca

Machu Q'inti (Quechua machu old, old person, q'inti hummingbird,[1] Q'inti a place nearby, "old Q'inti", hispanicized spelling Machuquente, also Machu Q'ente) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District.[2] Machu Q'inti is situated above the left bank of the Willkanuta River, near the archaeological sites of Wayna Q'inti (Quechua for young Q'inti), Willkaraqay and Patallaqta which is also named Q'inti Marka (Quechua for hummingbird village).


  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Archived 2014-03-05 at the Wayback Machine. "Grupo arqueológico de Machuquente", retrieved on February 24, 2014