Machu Pirqa (Quechua machu old, old person, pirqa wall, "old wall", hispanicized spelling Machupirca) is an archaeological site of the Chachapoyas culture in Peru. It is located in the Amazonas Region, Chachapoyas Province, Magdalena District. Machu Pirqa is situated at a height of about 1,900 metres (6,234 ft) on the left bank of the river Kuntichaka (Condechaca), an affluent of the Utcubamba River.
- ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
- ^ a b "Sitio Arqueológico Machupirca". mincetur. Archived from the original on March 29, 2014. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
Coordinates: 6°20′13″N 77°54′47″W / 6.3370°N 77.9130°W