Overview of Inca Site at Pisac.JPG
View of the Sacred Valley and the Willkanuta River in Písac. Ñustapata is in the background on the right.
Highest point
Elevation4,000 m (13,000 ft)[1]
Coordinates13°26′45″S 71°51′15″W / 13.44583°S 71.85417°W / -13.44583; -71.85417Coordinates: 13°26′45″S 71°51′15″W / 13.44583°S 71.85417°W / -13.44583; -71.85417[2]
Language of nameQuechua
Ñust'apata is located in Peru
LocationPeru, Cusco Region
Parent rangeAndes

Ñust'apata (Quechua ñust'a princess, pata elevated place; above, at the top; edge, bank, shore, step)[3][4] "princess bank") is a mountain in the Cusco Region in Peru, about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) high. It is situated in the Calca Province, on the border of the districts of Pisac and Taray. Ñust'apata lies on the left bank of the Willkanuta River, near the archaeological park of Pisac.[1]


  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Calca Province (Cusco Region) (unnamed)
  2. ^ "Cerro Ñustapata". IGN, Peru. Retrieved July 6, 2015.
  3. ^ "Diccionario: Quechua - Español - Quechua, Simi Taqe: Qheswa - Español - Qheswa" (PDF). Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua. Gobierno Regional del Cusco, Perú: Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua. 2005.
  4. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch [Quechua-English dictionary] (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia.

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