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Peru has just over 30 million inhabitants and is the third largest country in South America after Brazil and Argentina. Peru is characterized above all by its great variety of landscapes: you can find the snow-covered Andes, over 6,000 meters high, beaches on the Pacific coast or parts of the large Amazon region. The highest mountain is the Huascarán with 6,768 meters and the most famous cities of the country are Arequipa, Cusco, Iquitos, Nazca, Puno, Trujillo and the capital Lima.

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Cusco – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo Spots (Peru)

Categories: Travel reports, South America, Peru

After a late breakfast in our guesthouse we wanted to take a closer look at the city of Cusco. Cusco is a city in southeastern Peru near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cusco Region and of the Cusco Province. The city is the seventh most populous in Peru and had a population of 430.000. The city was the capital of the Inca Empire from the 13th century until the 16th-century Spanish …

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