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Yucay (Quechua: Yukay) is a town in southern Peru. It is the capital of the Yucay District, which is near the center of Urubamba Province. Urubamba Province is in the Cusco Region of southern Peru.

Yucay
Yukay
Village
Yucay, Peru (March 2006)
Yucay
Coordinates:13°19′00″S72°05′21″W /13.31667°S 72.08917°W /-13.31667; -72.08917
CountryPeru
RegionCusco
ProvinceUrubamba
DistrictYucay
Government
• MayorLeocadio Madera
Elevation
2,857 m (9,373 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)

The area in which Yucay is located is commonly called the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Many Inca ruins are in the Sacred Valley near the Urubamba River and extending up the nearby hillsides in agricultural terraces called andenes. The town is located at an elevation of 2,860 metres (9,380 ft).

  1. "Banco de Información Digital". Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática (in Spanish). Retrieved2008-06-15.
  2. Google Earth

Coordinates: 13°19′0″S72°05′21″W /13.31667°S 72.08917°W /-13.31667; -72.08917


Yucay Article Talk Language Watch Edit Yucay Quechua Yukay is a town in southern Peru It is the capital of the Yucay District which is near the center of Urubamba Province Urubamba Province is in the Cusco Region of southern Peru 1 Yucay YukayVillageYucay Peru March 2006 YucayCoordinates 13 19 00 S 72 05 21 W 13 31667 S 72 08917 W 13 31667 72 08917Country PeruRegionCuscoProvinceUrubambaDistrictYucayGovernment MayorLeocadio MaderaElevation2 857 m 9 373 ft Time zoneUTC 5 PET The area in which Yucay is located is commonly called the Sacred Valley of the Incas Many Inca ruins are in the Sacred Valley near the Urubamba River and extending up the nearby hillsides in agricultural terraces called andenes The town is located at an elevation of 2 860 metres 9 380 ft 2 References Edit Banco de Informacion Digital Instituto Nacional de Estadistica e Informatica in Spanish Retrieved 2008 06 15 Google EarthExternal links EditSatellite map at Maplandia Coordinates 13 19 0 S 72 05 21 W 13 31667 S 72 08917 W 13 31667 72 08917 This Cusco Region geography article is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Yucay amp oldid 1006834204, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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