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This article is about the Quechua term. For other uses, see Chakra (disambiguation).

Chacra (from chakra Quechua for farm / field, land sown with seed,[1][2][3] hispanicized spellings chacra, chajra, chagra) is a term for small farms in the outskirts of cities dedicated to produce food for the city. Chakras are typically established on the ejidos of a city. They are commonly used for horticulture.


  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Chacra, RAE. Retrieved on July 4 2012.