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Location Peru
Region Huancavelica Region,
Tayacaja Province
Height 3,900 metres (12,795 ft)

Pirwayuq (Quechua pirwa deposit / the planet Jupiter, -yuq a suffix to indicate ownership,[1] "the one with a deposit", Hispanicized spelling Pirhuayoc) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huancavelica Region, Tayacaja Province, Laria District.[2] The site lies on top of the 3,900-metre-high (12,795 ft) mountain Pirwayuq.

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Restos arqueológicos de Pirwayoq", retrieved on February 14, 2014