Cusco District

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Cusco
Qusqu
District
Panorama view
Panorama view
Location of Cusco in the Cusco province
Location of Cusco in the Cusco province
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Cusco
Founded 1821
Capital Cusco
Subdivisions 4 populated centers
Government
 • Mayor Marina Sequeiros Montesinos
(2007-2010)
Area
 • Total 116.22 km2 (44.87 sq mi)
Elevation 3,399 m (11,152 ft)
Population (2007 census)
 • Total 108,798
 • Density 940/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)
Website municusco.gob.pe

Cusco is a district in the northern Cusco Province within the Cusco Region of Peru. It is bordered by districts of Ccorca and Poroy on the west, the provinces of Anta, the Calca, and Urubamba on the north, the San Jerónimo District on the east, and the districts of Santiago and San Sebastián to the south.

Geography[edit]

One of the highest peaks of the district is Sinqa at 4,423 m (14,511 ft). Other mountains are listed below:[1]

  • Champa Kancha
  • Ichhu K'uchu
  • Muña Urqu
  • Puka Muqu
  • Puka Qaqa
  • Quyqu
  • Sirk'a
  • Sirk'a Pata
  • Wanakawri (Calca-Cusco)
  • Wayna K'urkur
  • Yana Qaqa

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe/ UGEL map Cusco Province (Cusco Region)

External links[edit]


Coordinates: 13°31′34″S 71°58′17″W / 13.5261°S 71.9713°W / -13.5261; -71.9713