Pumaq Hirka

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Pumaq Hirka
Location Peru
Region Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province
Height 3,696 metres (12,126 ft)

Pumaq Hirka (Quechua puma cougar, puma,[1] -q a suffix, Ancash Quechua hirka mountain,[2] "mountain of the puma" (pumaq hirkan, or pumap hirkan in good Quechua), hispanicized spelling Pumaj Jirca) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Huánuco Region, Huamalíes Province, Miraflores District, at a height of about 3,696 metres (12,126 ft).[3]

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ homepage.ntlworld.com/robert_beer Robert Beér, Armando Muyolemaj, Dr. Hernán S. Aguilarpaj, Vocabulario comparativo, quechua ecuatoriano - quechua ancashino - castellano - English, Brighton 2006
  3. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Castillo Pumaj Jirca", retrieved on February 6, 2014