Araway Qhata

Araway Qhata
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Araway Qhata (on the left) with the inscription Viva El Perú Glorioso
Highest point
Coordinates13°32′35″S 71°58′10″W / 13.54306°S 71.96944°W / -13.54306; -71.96944Coordinates: 13°32′35″S 71°58′10″W / 13.54306°S 71.96944°W / -13.54306; -71.96944
Language of nameQuechua
Araway Qhata is located in Peru
Araway Qhata
Araway Qhata
LocationPeru, Cusco Region, Cusco Province
Parent rangeAndes

Araway Qhata (Quechua, araway to hang, to hang oneself, to kill someone by hanging, qhata slope, hillside)[1] which further to the south is named Kunturuma (Quechua kuntur condor, uma head,[1] "condor head", Hispanicized spelling Condoroma)[2] is a mountain in the south of the city of Cusco in Peru. It lies in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Santiago District.[3] The words Viva El Perú Glorioso (Spanish for "long live glorious Peru") have been carved into the mountain side in large letters so that they can be read from the city below.

See also


  1. ^ a b Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Qosqo Inkas' Sacred Capital (in Spanish)
  3. ^ - UGEL map of the Cusco Province (Cusco Region) (unnamed)
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