Pichu Pichu

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Pichu Pichu
Highest point
Elevation 5,664 m (18,583 ft)
Listing List of mountains in the Andes
Coordinates 16°26′28″S 71°14′25″W / 16.4411388889°S 71.2403888889°W / -16.4411388889; -71.2403888889Coordinates: 16°26′28″S 71°14′25″W / 16.4411388889°S 71.2403888889°W / -16.4411388889; -71.2403888889
Pichu Pichu is located in Peru
Pichu Pichu
Pichu Pichu
Location of Pichu Pichu within Peru.
Location Arequipa, Peru
Parent range Andes

Pichu Pichu[1][2][3] or Picchu Picchu[4] (possibly from Quechua pikchu pyramid; mountain or prominence with a broad base which ends in sharp peaks,[5] the reduplication signifies there is a group or a complex of something, "a group of peaks") is an inactive[3] eroded volcano[2] in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province, on the border of Pocsi and Tarucani districts.[6] Pikchu Pikchu reaches a height of 5,664 metres (18,583 ft)[1] and is part of Salinas and Aguada Blanca National Reserve.[3]


  1. ^ a b Peru 1:100 000, Characato (33-t). IGN (Instituto Geográfico Nacional - Perú). as Nevado Pichu Pichu 
  2. ^ a b "Nevado Pichu Pichu : Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering : SummitPost". www.summitpost.org. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  3. ^ a b c "Nevado Pichu Pichu". Inventario Turístico del Perú (in Spanish). MINCETUR. Retrieved 2016-06-03. 
  4. ^ Cardelús, Borja; Guijarro, Timoteo (2013). Cápac Ñan. El Gran Camino Inca (in Spanish). Penguin Random House - Grupo Editorial Perú. p. 352. ISBN 9789972848711. 
  5. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005
  6. ^ escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Arequipa Province (Arequipa Region)

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