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Huayta is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,400 m (17,700 ft) [1]
Coordinates15°19′28″S 72°11′51″W / 15.32444°S 72.19750°W / -15.32444; -72.19750Coordinates: 15°19′28″S 72°11′51″W / 15.32444°S 72.19750°W / -15.32444; -72.19750
LocationPeru, Arequipa Region
Parent rangeAndes, Chila

Huayta (possibly from Aymara for a headdress made of feathers or flowers, Quechua for crest; wild flower; the whistling of the wind)[2][3] is a mountain in the Chila mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,400 m (17,717 ft) high . It is located in the Arequipa Region, Castilla Province, Chachas District. Huayta lies south of Huanca and Sullucullahua, northeast of Chinchón and southeast of Aceruta.[1]


  1. ^ a b - UGEL map of the Caylloma Province 1 (Arequipa Region)
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)