Chichakuri

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Chichakuri
Location Peru, Puno Region, Carabaya Province
Region Andes
Height 2,800 m (9,200 ft)[1]

Chichakuri (Quechua chichaku Chigoe flea (Tunga penetrans),[2] -(i)ri an Aymara suffix, hispanicized spelling Chichacori) is an archaeological site in Peru consisting of stone tombs (chullpa), walls, houses and squares. The place was declared a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral Nacional No. 296/INC-2003 by the National Institute of Culture on May 16, 2003. Chichakuri is situated in the Puno Region, Carabaya Province, Ollachea District, at a height of about 2,800 m (9,200 ft).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sitio arqueológico de Chichacori". mincetur. Retrieved May 10, 2014. 
  2. ^ R. García, Nombre Quechua de insectos peruanos, Nombre de algunos insectos y otros invertebrados en "Quechua", Renán J. García A., in: Revista Peruana de Entomología Vol. 19, W