Paraxra

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For the genus of moths, see Paraccra.
Paraxra
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, Caylloma Province
Region Andes
Coordinates 15°27′32.4″S 71°27′47.5″W / 15.459000°S 71.463194°W / -15.459000; -71.463194Coordinates: 15°27′32.4″S 71°27′47.5″W / 15.459000°S 71.463194°W / -15.459000; -71.463194

Paraxra (Aymara for a piece of land which is neither flat nor mountainous,[1] hispanicized spellings Paraccra, Paracra) is an archaeological site in the Andes of Peru on a mountain of the same name. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, Caylloma Province, Sibayo District,[2][3][4] near the Qullqa River. The site contains towers, round houses and black walls.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ "Ciudadela de Paraccra". mincetur. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Cerro Paraccra". mincetur. Retrieved March 21, 2014. 
  4. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the La Unión Province (Arequipa Region) showing the location of the village Paracra