Articles in Peru ( 552 )

552 Articles of interest in Peru

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  • Bahuaja-Sonene National Park

    The Bahuaja-Sonene National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Bahuaja-Sonene) is located in south-eastern Peru. It contains the tropical forests and tropical foothills of Puno, dwarf forests, and the Heath Pampas. It was created in July 1996 out of the…

  • Bagua Grande

    Bagua Grande, also known as Corazón de Amazonas(English Heart of Amazonas) is a town in northern Peru, capital of Utcubamba Province, in the region Amazonas.

  • Quinua, Peru

    Quinua is a small town in the province of Huamanga, in Peru's central highland department of Ayacucho, 37 km (23 mi) from the city of Huamanga (Ayacucho), at an altitude of 3,300 meters (10,830 ft), which today serves as the administrative capital o…

  • Paratoari

    Paratoari (also known as the Pyramids of Paratoari, Pyramids of Pantiacolla or "The Dots") is a site composed of pyramid-shaped natural formations in the Manu area of dense tropical rainforest in southeast Peru.

  • Paramonga

    Paramonga was an important city constructed at the border of the former Kingdom of Chimor in Peru during the late Intermediate Period (1200 to 1400AD), whose capital was the metropolis of Chan Chan.

  • Otuzco

    The Otuzco is a city located in the highlands of La Libertad, Peru. It is the capital of the Otuzco Province, and it is well known because there is the sanctuary of the Virgen de la Puerta.

  • Chinchayqucha

    Chinchayqucha (Quechua chincha, chinchay north, northern, chinchay ocelot, qucha lake, lagoon, "northern lake" or "ocelot lake", hispanicized spelling Chinchaycocha) or Junín Lake (Spanish Lago Junín, named after the town Junín, the center of the an…

  • Cordillera Negra

    The Cordillera Negra (Spanish for "black range") is part of the Cordillera Oriental, one of three mountain ranges in the Andes Mountains of west central Peru.

  • Cap. FAP Víctor Montes Arias Airport

    Cap. FAP Víctor Montes Arias International Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Capitán FAP Víctor Montes Arias, IATA: TYL, ICAO: SPYL) is an airport serving Talara, Peru. It is run by CORPAC S.A. (Corporacion Peruana De Aeropuertos Y Aviación Comercial S.A…

  • Battle of Huaqui

    The Battle of Huaqui (in some sources also called Guaqui, Yuraicoragua or Battle of Desaguadero), was a battle between the Primera Junta's (Buenos Aires) revolutionary troops and the royalist troops of the Viceroyalty of Peru on the border between U…

  • Andahuaylas Airport

    Andahuaylas Airport (IATA: ANS, ICAO: SPHY) is an airport serving Andahuaylas, Peru. It is an important airport in the Apurímac Region as being the only one with scheduled commercial flights. It is operated by the civil government.

  • Zorritos

    Zorritos is a town in the Tumbes Region, in northwestern Peru. It has a population of 6,605 (1999) and is the capital of the Contralmirante Villar Province.

  • Tocache

    Tocache is a town in Northern Peru, capital of the province Tocache in the region San Martín. There were 23,511 inhabitants according to the 2007 census.

  • Tambopata River

    The Tambopata River is a river in southeastern Peru and northwestern Bolivia. Most is in the Madre de Dios and Puno regions in Peru, but the upper parts of the river forms the border between Peru and Bolivia, and its origin is in La Paz department i…

  • Supe Puerto

    Puerto Supe, officially known as Supe Puerto (to distinguish it from the neighboring district of Supe Pueblo, a separate municipality), is as small harbor town located in the province of Barranca, in the Lima Provincias region, on the coast of Peru.

  • Santa River

    The Santa River (Spanish: Río Santa) is a river in the South American Andes mountain range in the Ancash Region of northwest central Peru.

  • San Ramón, Junín

    San Ramón is the second largest town in the Chanchamayo Province of the Junín Region, on the eastern slopes of the Andean Cordillera Oriental in Peru.

  • Ranrahirca

    Ranrahirca was a village in Peru, alongside the river Santa, near Huascarán, the highest mountain in Peru. It was hit by massive avalanches of snow, rocks and mud, originating on the slopes of Huascarán and triggered by earthquake on 10 January 1962…

  • Puquio

    Puquio (from Quechua: Pukyu meaning "spring of water") is a town in Central Peru, capital of the province Lucanas in the region Ayacucho.

  • Peruvian Naval School

    The Naval Academy of Peru (Spanish: Escuela Naval del Perú) is the institution in charge of the undergraduate education of officers of the Peruvian Navy. It is located at La Punta, Callao, overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

  • Paucartambo, Paucartambo

    Paucartambo is a town in Southern Peru, capital of the province Paucartambo in the region Cusco. Paucartambo is home to the colourful Virgen del Carmen festival (Our Lady of Mount Carmel), held each 16 July.