Pukamuqu

Pukamuqu
CristoBlancoCuzco.jpg
The Cristo Blanco statue on top of the mountain Pukamuqu
Highest point
Elevation3,600 m (11,800 ft)[1]
Coordinates13°30′35.15″S 71°58′40.65″W / 13.5097639°S 71.9779583°W / -13.5097639; -71.9779583Coordinates: 13°30′35.15″S 71°58′40.65″W / 13.5097639°S 71.9779583°W / -13.5097639; -71.9779583
Geography
Pukamuqu is located in Peru
Pukamuqu
Pukamuqu
Peru
LocationPeru, Cusco Region, Cusco Province
Parent rangeAndes

Pukamuqu (Quechua, puka red, muqu hill / joint,[2] "red hill") is a mountain in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Cusco Province, Cusco District.[1] It is a natural viewpoint of the city of Cusco situated at a height of 3,600 metres (11,811 ft). On top of the mountain there is a statue called Cristo Blanco (Spanish for "white Christ").

References

  1. ^ a b mincetur.gob.pe Archived 2014-02-24 at the Wayback Machine "Mirador Cerro Pukamoqo", retrieved on February 13, 2014 (in Spanish)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)


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