Waqramarka

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Waqramarka
Huacramarca2.jpg
The site Waqramarka on top of the mountain Waqramarka
Location Peru
Region Ancash Region
Height 4,150 metres (13,615 ft)

Waqramarka (Quechua waqra horn, marka village,[1] hispanicized spellings Huacramarka, Huajramarca, also Wacramarca, Wakramarka) is an archaeological site on a mountain of the same name in Peru. It is located in the Ancash Region, Asunción Province, Chacas District. Waqramarka lies southeast of the mountain Yanarahu at the Putaqa River, near the village Wayin (Huallin). The ruins are situated on top of the mountain Waqramarka at a height of 4,150 metres (13,615 ft).[2][3]

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  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary): waqra - s. Cuerno. marka - s. Pueblo o aldea.
  2. ^ Rafael Vega-Centeno, El Proyecto de Investigación Arqueológica Huacramarca. Resultados preliminares. investigaciones sociales Año XII N° 21, pp. 49-75 [unmsm / iihs, Lima, 2008] (in Spanish)
  3. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Asunción Province (Ancash Region) showing the mountain Waqramarka (unnamed) near the village Wayin (Huallin) and the Putaqa River (Putaca)