Chiriaco (Apurímac)

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Chiriaco or Chiri Yaku (Quechua: chiri cold, yaku water,[2] "cold water", also spelled Chiriaco) is a mountain in Peru which reaches a height of approximately 3,800 m (12,500 ft). It is located in the Apurímac Region, Andahuaylas Province, on the border of the districts of Chicmo District and Talavera.[1]

Chiriaco is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation3,800 m (12,500 ft) [1]
Coordinates13°41′30″S 73°29′58″W / 13.69167°S 73.49944°W / -13.69167; -73.49944Coordinates: 13°41′30″S 73°29′58″W / 13.69167°S 73.49944°W / -13.69167; -73.49944
LocationPeru, Apurímac Region
Parent rangeAndes

Southwest of Chiri Yaku there is another mountain of that name (also spelled Chiriyacu or Chiviyacu). It lies on the border of the districts of Chicmo and Huancaray.[1]


  1. ^ a b c - UGEL map of the Andahuaylas Province (Apurímac Region)
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)