Pukara, Ayacucho

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This article is about the archaeological site in the Puno Region, Peru. For other uses, see Pukara (disambiguation).
Location Peru, Ayacucho Region
Region Andes
Height 3,700 metres (12,139 ft)

Pukara (Quechua for fortress)[1] is an archaeological site in Peru located in the Ayacucho Region, Vilcas Huaman Province, in the south of the Concepción District, near Antap'iti (Antapite).[2] It is situated at a height of about 3,700 metres (12,139 ft) on top of the mountain Pukara (Pucará).[2] This place is also interesting as a natural viewpoint.[2]


  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ a b c "Sitio Arqueológico de Pucara". mincetur. Retrieved March 27, 2014.