Pumamarka, Urubamba

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Pumamarka
Location Peru, Cusco Region, Urubamba Province
Region Andes
Coordinates 13°13′43″S 72°14′02″W / 13.22861°S 72.23389°W / -13.22861; -72.23389Coordinates: 13°13′43″S 72°14′02″W / 13.22861°S 72.23389°W / -13.22861; -72.23389

Pumamarka (Aymara and Quechua puma cougar, puma, marka village,[1][2] "puma village", Hispanicized spelling Pumamarca) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Ollantaytambo District, at the confluence of the rivers Patakancha and its affluent Yuraqmayu[3] (Quechua for "white river", Hispanicized Yuracmayo).

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  1. ^ Ludovico Bertonio, Aymara-Spanish dictionary (transcription)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Sector arqueológico de Pumamarka", retrieved on January 24, 2014