Ninamarca

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Ninamarca
Ninamarca.jpg
Chullpas at Ninamarca
Ninamarca is located in Peru
Ninamarca
Shown within Peru
Location Peru
Region Cusco Region
Coordinates 13°23′30″S 71°37′19″W / 13.39167°S 71.62194°W / -13.39167; -71.62194Coordinates: 13°23′30″S 71°37′19″W / 13.39167°S 71.62194°W / -13.39167; -71.62194
History
Cultures pre-Inca

Ninamarca (possibly from Quechua nina fire, marka village, "fire village")[1] is an archaeological site in Peru.[1] It is located in the Cusco Region, Paucartambo Province, Colquepata District, southeast of Colquepata near the village of Ninamaca.[2][3] There are about 30 chullpas of pre-Inca times situated on top of a mountain at about 3,000 m.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Paucartambo Province (Cusco Region)
  3. ^ wikimapia.org "Chullpas de Ninamarca", retrieved on December 13, 2013
  4. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Sector arqueológico de Chullpas de Ninamarca" (in Spanish)