Pirhuane (Cusco)

This article is about the mountain in the Cusco Region, Peru. For other uses, see Pirwani (disambiguation).

Pirhuane

Pirhuane

Peru

Highest point

Elevation
4,800 m (15,700 ft) [1]

Coordinates
13°37′28″S 71°06′46″W / 13.62444°S 71.11278°W / -13.62444; -71.11278Coordinates: 13°37′28″S 71°06′46″W / 13.62444°S 71.11278°W / -13.62444; -71.11278

Geography

Location
Peru, Cusco Region

Parent range
Andes, Vilcanota

Pirhuane (possibly from Aymara pirwa, piwra granary,[2][3] -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, “the one with a granary”) is a mountain in the northern extensions of the Vilcanota mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 4,800 metres (15,748 ft) high. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Quispicanchi Province, Ocongate District. Pirhuane lies northeast of the lake named Singrenacocha, between the Ayacachi group in the north and the main range in the south.[1]
References[edit]

^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe – UGEL map of the Quispicanchi Province (Cusco Region)
^ Ministerio de Educación, Dirección National de Educación Bilingue Intercultural, Yatiqirinaka Aru Pirwa, Lima, 2005 (Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
^ 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)

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