|• Mayor||Raul Carrasco Ccallme|
|Elevation||3,636 m (11,929 ft)|
Antabamba (in Hispanicized spelling) or Antapampa (Quechua anta copper, pampa plain, "copper plain") is a town in southern Peru, capital of the province with the same name in the region Apurímac. Place of birth of the renamed essayist Juan Espinoza Medrano "El Lunarejo" who in the sixtienth century, the so-called "Spanish Golden Era" wrote, since a remote place of the empire, the best argument in favor of the Culteralismo movement, impressing all of the cultural escenario of his times. Antabamba is a rich place in natural resources and specially in minerals. Gold, silver, cooper and iron could be easily found but the remote mountainous area and the lack of roads makes non-profitable their exploitation.
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