Wanakawri (Cusco)

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Wanakawri
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A view of Cusco and the mountains southeast of it
Highest point
Elevation 4,089 m (13,415 ft) [1]
Coordinates 13°35′40″S 71°54′20″W / 13.59444°S 71.90556°W / -13.59444; -71.90556Coordinates: 13°35′40″S 71°54′20″W / 13.59444°S 71.90556°W / -13.59444; -71.90556
Geography
Wanakawri is located in Peru
Wanakawri
Wanakawri
Peru
Location Peru, Cusco Region, Cusco Province
Parent range Andes

Wanakawri (Quechua, also spelled Guanacaure, Guanacauri, Huanacaure, Huanacauri, Wanacaure, Wanacauri, Wanakaure, Wanakauri) is an archaeological site[2] and a legendary mountain in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, in the districts San Jerónimo and San Sebastián, and in the Paruro Province, Yaurisque District.[3][4] The mountain with the archaeological remains is 4,089 metres (13,415 ft) high[5] and one of the highest elevations near Cusco.[4]

Wanakawri was one of the most important wak'as of the Inca culture.[2]

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  1. ^ PNUD-INDECI, Estudio del Mapa de Peligros de la Ciudad del Cusco, Proyecto: Ciudades Sostenibles. Cusco 2004 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ a b drc-cusco.gob.pe/ "Distrito de San Sebastián - Sitio Arqueológico de Wanakauri", retrieved on February 13, 2014(in Spanish)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Cusco Province (Cusco Region)
  4. ^ a b mincetur.gob.pe "Cerro Huanacaure", retrieved on February 13, 2014 (in Spanish)
  5. ^ PNUD-INDECI, Estudio del Mapa de Peigros de la Ciudad del Cusco, Proyecto: Ciudades Sostenibles. Cusco 2004 (in Spanish)