Hatun Pukara

Hatun Pukara
The northern slope of Hatun Pukara (on the left), the village of Taray and the Willkanuta valley as seen from Ñustapata
Highest point
Elevation4,000 m (13,000 ft)[1]
Coordinates13°26′23″S 71°53′18″W / 13.43972°S 71.88833°W / -13.43972; -71.88833
Hatun Pukara is located in Peru
Hatun Pukara
Hatun Pukara
LocationPeru, Cusco Region
Parent rangeAndes

Hatun Pukara (Quechua hatun big, pukara fortress,[2] "big fortress", hispanicized spelling Jatun Pucará) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 4,000 metres (13,123 ft) high. It is located in the Cusco Region, Calca Province, on the border of the districts of Coya and Taray, southwest of Taray. It lies south of the Willkanuta River.[1]


  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Cusco Province (Cusco Region)
  2. ^ "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.

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