Awqa Punta

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Awqa Punta
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province
Region Andes
Coordinates 9°16′8.61″S 76°42′24.48″W / 9.2690583°S 76.7068000°W / -9.2690583; -76.7068000Coordinates: 9°16′8.61″S 76°42′24.48″W / 9.2690583°S 76.7068000°W / -9.2690583; -76.7068000
Height 3,700 m (12,100 ft)[1]

Awqa Punta (Quechua awqa enemy, opponent, rival / hostile, Ancash Quechua punta first, before, in front of,[2][3] Spanish punta tip, point, hispanicized spelling Auga Punta) is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Jircan District. It is situated at a height of about 3,700 m (12,100 ft) on the mountain Hirkan (Jircán), near the village of Urpish.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Sitio arqueológico Auga Punta". mincetur. Retrieved May 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua
  3. ^ Vocabulario-Comparativo-Quechua-Ecuator-Quechua-Ancash