|Location||Puno Region, Puno Province, Huancané Province, Peru|
The Titicaca National Reservation is located in the Puno Region, Peru, in the Puno and Huancané provinces. Its main purpose is to preserve the ecosystems and landscapes of the Titicaca lake and surrounding Central Andean wet puna ecoregion.
Lake Titicaca is a large freshwater lake in the Andes mountains on the border of Bolivia and Peru. It is often called the highest navigable lake in the world. By both volume of water and by surface area, it is the largest lake in South America.
Puno is a city in southeastern Peru, located on the shore of Lake Titicaca. It is the capital city of the Puno Region and the Puno Province with a population of approximately 140,839. The city was established in 1668 by viceroy Pedro Antonio Fernández de Castro as capital of the province of Paucarcolla with the name San Juan Bautista de Puno. The name was later changed to San Carlos de Puno, in honor of king Charles II of Spain. Puno has several churches dating back from the colonial period; they were built to service the Spanish population and evangelize the natives.
Puno is a department and region in southeastern Peru. It is the fifth largest department in Peru, after Cuzco, Madre de Dios, Ucayali, and Loreto. It is bordered by Bolivia on the east, the departments of Madre de Dios on the north, Cusco and Arequipa on the west, Moquegua on the southwest, and Tacna on the south. Its capital is the city of Puno, which is located on Lake Titicaca in the geographical region known as the Altiplano or high sierra.
Puno is a province in the Puno Region, in southeastern Peru. It borders the provinces of Huancane, San Román, El Collao and the Moquegua Region's province of General Sánchez Cerro. Its capital is the city of Puno, which is located at the edge of Lake Titicaca, the world's highest navigable lake. It is the economic powerhouse of the region.
Eliodoro Camacho is a province in the La Paz Department in Bolivia situated at Lake Titicaca. Its seat is Puerto Acosta.
Yavari is an iron steam ship commissioned by the Peruvian government in 1861 for use on Lake Titicaca by the Peruvian Navy. She is named after the Javary River in the Loreto Region of Peru, bordering the Amazonas State (Brazil). It was the first steamship to cross the highest navigable waters in the world. Currently the ship functions as a museum and is the oldest iron lake steamer sailing.
PeruRail is a railway operator providing tourist, freight, and charter services in southern Peru. It was founded in 1999 by two Peruvian entrepreneurs and the British company Sea Containers.
When the Spanish arrived, they divided Peru into three main regions: the coastal region, that is bounded by the Pacific Ocean; the highlands, that is located on the Andean Heights, and the jungle, that is located on the Amazonian Jungle. But Javier Pulgar Vidal, a geographer who studied the biogeographic reality of the Peruvian territory for a long time, proposed the creation of eight Natural Regions. In 1941, he presented his thesis "Las Ocho Regiones Naturales del Perú" at the III General Assembly of the Pan-American Institute of Geography and History.
BAP Puno (ABH-306) is a Peruvian Navy hospital ship on Lake Titicaca. Until 1976 she was called Yapura. She is named after the Yapura River that flows into the Amazon River in Department of Loreto, Peru. The Yapura river was the former border between Peru and Colombia in the Amazonia. It was an iron steam ship commissioned by the Peruvian government in 1861 for use on the lake by the Peruvian Navy. She is one of the oldest operational iron-hulled ships in the world, and is the oldest first-line military ship.
The La Raya mountain range is situated in the Andes of Peru. It extends in a northeasterly direction approximately between 14º 20’ and 14º 33’S and 70º 57’ and 71º 02’W for about 10 km. It is located in the Cusco Region as well as in the Puno Region, northwest of the Peruvian Altiplano and Lake Titicaca, near the La Raya pass.
Janq'uquta or Janq'u Quta is a lake in Peru located in the Puno Region, Melgar Province, Orurillo District. It is situated at a height of about 3,909 metres (12,825 ft), about 2.34 km long and 1.21 km at its widest point. Janq'uquta lies between the La Raya mountain range in the north-west and Lake Titicaca in the south-east at the mountain Janq'u Q'awa.
Kenko,Qenqo or Q'inq'u or also Inka Anatawi is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located in the Puno Region, Puno Province, Acora District, at an elevation of about 4,000 m (13,000 ft). The site was declared a National Cultural Heritage (Patrimonio Cultural) of Peru by the National Institute of Culture.
Qillqatani is an archaeological site in Peru. It is located above the Rio Chila, in the Puno Region, El Collao Province, Santa Rosa District, at a height of about 5 m (16 ft) above the riverbed. Qillqatani is surrounded by dry puna.
Pucará, Puno is a town in the Puno Region, Lampa Province, Pucará District, Peru. It is located to the north-west of Lake Titicaca.
Asiru Phat'jata is a hill in Peru, situated at a height of about 3,895 metres (12,779 ft). It is located in the Puno Region, Yunguyo Province, Yunguyo District. Asiru Phat'jata lies near Lake Titicaca at the road which connects Yunguyo and Puno, south of the village Asiru Phat'jata (Acero Patjata) and north of the mountain Qhapiya.
Khapia is a mountain in Peru, possibly an extinct volcano, situated at a height of about 4,809 metres (15,778 ft). It is located in the Puno Region, Chucuito Province, in the districts Pomata and Zepita, and in the Yunguyo Province, in the districts Cuturapi, Copani and Yunguyo. The mountain lies near Lake Titicaca at the road which connects Yunguyo and Puno, south of the hill Asiru Phat'jata.
Hatun Pastu is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 5,170 metres (16,962 ft) high. It is located in the Puno Region, Lampa Province, on the border of the districts Palca and Paratía, southeast of the mountain Qillqa and north of Waykira.
Surupana is a 5,162-metre-high (16,936 ft) mountain in the Peruvian Andes. It is situated in the Puno Region, Azángaro Province, San José District. Surupana lies southeast of the mountain Hatun Qurini. By the local people the mountain is venerated as an apu.
Pirwani is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 5,000 m (16,000 ft) high. It is located in the Puno Region, Melgar Province, on the border of the districts of Antauta and Nuñoa. Pirwani lies south of Kuntur Pata. The Pirwani River originates near the mountain. It is a right tributary of the Crucero River whose waters flow to Lake Titicaca.
Kuntur Pata is a 5,107-metre-high (16,755 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Puno Region, Melgar Province, on the border of the districts of Antauta and Nuñoa. Kuntur Pata lies north of Pirwani. The Pirwani River originates near the mountain. It is a right tributary of the Crucero River whose waters flow to Lake Titicaca.