Lake Salinas

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Lake Salinas
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Location Arequipa Region, Arequipa Province
Coordinates 16°22′05″S71°08′09″W / 16.368056°S 71.135833°W / -16.368056; -71.135833 Coordinates: 16°22′05″S71°08′09″W / 16.368056°S 71.135833°W / -16.368056; -71.135833
Basin  countries Peru
Official name Bofedales y Laguna de Salinas
Designated 28 October 2003
Reference no. 1317 [1]

Lake Salinas is a salt lake in the Arequipa Region in Peru. It is situated in the Arequipa Province, Tarucani District. [2]

Peru republic in South America

Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains vertically extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river.

Arequipa Province Province in Arequipa, Peru

Arequipa is a province in the Arequipa Region, Peru. Its capital, Arequipa, is Peru's third most populous province of Peru. It borders the provinces of Islay, Camaná, Caylloma, and the Cusco and Puno regions. According to INEI in the year 2014 it has a population of 958.351 people.

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Pachakutiq (Arequipa-Moquegua) mountain in Peru

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Puka Saya (Arequipa) mountain in Peru

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References

  1. "Bofedales y Laguna de Salinas". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  2. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Arequipa Sur (Arequipa Region)