Paucartambo, Paucartambo

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Paucartambo
Pawqartampu
Town
Panorama of Paucartambo
Panorama of Paucartambo
Paucartambo is located in Peru
Paucartambo
Paucartambo
Coordinates: 13°18′56″S 71°35′30″W / 13.31556°S 71.59167°W / -13.31556; -71.59167
Country  Peru
Region Cusco
Province Paucartambo
District Paucartambo
Government
 • Mayor Mario Condori Huallpa
Elevation 2,906 m (9,534 ft)
Time zone PET (UTC-5)

Paucartambo is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province Paucartambo in the region Cusco.[1] Paucartambo is home to the colourful Virgen del Carmen festival (Our Lady of Mount Carmel), held each 16 July. Paucartambo’s three-day Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen is one of the biggest street parties in Peru, and attracts tens of thousands of travellers, almost all Peruvian, each year.

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  1. ^ (Spanish) Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. Banco de Información Digital, Retrieved June 14, 2008

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Coordinates: 13°18′56″S 71°35′30″W / 13.31556°S 71.59167°W / -13.31556; -71.59167