Thujsa

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Thujsa
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Thujsa
Peru
Highest point
Elevation 5,000 m (16,000 ft) [1]
Coordinates 14°55′33″S72°29′19″W / 14.92583°S 72.48861°W / -14.92583; -72.48861 Coordinates: 14°55′33″S72°29′19″W / 14.92583°S 72.48861°W / -14.92583; -72.48861
Geography
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, La Unión Province
Parent range Andes, Wansu

Thujsa (Aymara for smelling, [2] hispanicized spelling Tucsa) is a mountain in the Wansu mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,000 metres (16,404 ft) high. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, La Unión Province, Puyca District, southeast of the lake named Ikmaqucha and northeast of Llimphiq. [1]

Aymara language native language in South America

Aymara is an Aymaran language spoken by the Aymara people of the Andes. It is one of only a handful of Native American languages with over one million speakers. Aymara, along with Spanish, is one of the official languages of Bolivia and parts of Peru. It is also spoken, to a much lesser extent, by some communities in northern Chile, where it is a recognized minority language.

Andes mountain range running along the tu mamide of South America

The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world, forming a continuous highland along the western edge of South America. This range is about 7,000 km (4,300 mi) long, about 200 to 700 km wide, and of an average height of about 4,000 m (13,000 ft). The Andes extend from north to south through seven South American countries: Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina.

Peru republic in South America

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References

  1. 1 2 escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the La Unión Province (Arequipa Region)
  2. "Diccionario de Sinónimos de lengua aymara". Félix Layme Pairumani. Archived from the original on January 10, 2016. Retrieved February 19, 2015.