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Coordinates: 10°49′S 76°53′W / 10.817°S 76.883°W / -10.817; -76.883Coordinates: 10°49′S 76°53′W / 10.817°S 76.883°W / -10.817; -76.883
Country Peru
Region Lima
Province Oyon
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) PET (UTC-5)

Churin is a town in Peru, located in the Oyon Province.

The city holds two annual festivals. The Annual Maca Festival celebrates maca, an aphrodisiac food.[1] The town also has an annual festival revolving around the food and cultural icon of the cuy, or guinea pig. The festivities involve dressing the guinea pigs in elaborate costumes for a competition.[2]

Churin is very well know for its hots springs.


  1. ^ Maca in Peru. Maca USA. Accessed June 27, 2007.
  2. ^ "Peruvians Pig-Out". ITN. 2007-07-26. Retrieved 2007-07-29.