Wich'un

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For the city in China, see Hunchun.
Wich'un
Location Peru, Huánuco Region, Yarowilca Province

Wich'un (Quechua for femur,[1] hispanicized spelling Huichun) is an archaeological site in Peru. The National Institute of Culture declared it a National Cultural Heritage by Resolución Directoral No. 1572 on September 27, 2006. The site consists of houses, stone tombs (chullpa), deposits (qullqa) and enclosures.

Wich'un is situated in the little village of Quchamarka (Cochamarca) about 8 km from Obas. It lies in the Huánuco Region, Yarowilca Province, Obas District[2]

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  1. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ "Restos arqueológicos de Huichun". mincetur. Retrieved April 28, 2014.