Casiri (Arequipa)

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Casiri
ISS023-E-27990.JPG
The Colca River and Casiri north of it (upper left) as seen from the ISS
Highest point
Elevation5,647 m (18,527 ft)
Coordinates15°27′46″S 72°10′17″W / 15.46278°S 72.17139°W / -15.46278; -72.17139Coordinates: 15°27′46″S 72°10′17″W / 15.46278°S 72.17139°W / -15.46278; -72.17139
Geography
Casiri is located in Peru
Casiri
Casiri
Peru
LocationPeru, Arequipa Region
Parent rangeAndes, Chila

Casiri (possibly from Aymara for bawler,[1] is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 5,647 metres (18,527 ft) high. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Castilla Province, on the border of the districts of Chachas and Choco.[2] Casiri lies in the western part of the Chila mountain range in the Arequipa Region, south of Chila, Choquepirhua and Yuraccacsa, and northeast of Cerani.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Juan Carlos Mamani Morales, Cuentos de Parinacota, 2009, p. 48: Casiri: del aymara q'asiri, gritador/a)
  2. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Castilla Province (Arequipa Region)