The Urubamba mountain range as seen from the southwest. Chicón is on the left. Huamanchoque with Ancasmarca are visible on the right side in the background of this image.
Highest point
Elevation5,156 m (16,916 ft)[1]
Coordinates13°15′25″S 72°00′42″W / 13.25694°S 72.01167°W / -13.25694; -72.01167
Huamanchoque is located in Peru
LocationCusco, Peru
Parent rangeAndes, Urubamba

Huamanchoque (possibly from Quechua waman falcon or variable hawk, chuqi metal, every kind of precious metal / gold (<Aymara))[2][3] is a 5,156-metre-high (16,916 ft) mountain in the Urubamba mountain range in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, Calca Province, Calca District, north of the Vilcanota River. Huamanchoque lies at the Cancha Cancha valley where the Lares trek route passes by. It is situated south of Canchacanchajasa, southwest of Sahuasiray and Cóndorhuachana, and north of a lower peak named Cóndorhuachana. One of the nearest towns is Huayllabamba.[4]


  1. ^ Mapa de peligros de la ciudad de Calca, Informe final, Proyecto INDECI – PNUD PER / 02/ 051, Ciudades sostenibles (see map of Calca)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa (2007). Diccionario Bilingüe: Iskay simipi yuyayk’anch: Quechua – Castellano / Castellano – Quechua (PDF). La Paz, Bolivia:
  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. ^ - UGEL map of the Urubamba Province (Cusco Region)

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