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Quillabamba is a small town located in the south of Peru. It is the capital of La Convención Province, which is the largest province of Cusco. It is located in an area called the higher jungle. Agriculture is the most important activity, principally coffee, cacao, tea and coca. The town is a mixture of Andean and Amazonian migrants. The Urubamba river flows by the town from the south. It is a source of gold and rare earth minerals.

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Coordinates: 12°51′48″S 72°41′35″W / 12.86333°S 72.69306°W / -12.86333; -72.69306