Chuqipata (Aymara chuqi gold, pata step,[2] "gold step", Hispanicized spelling Choquepata) is a mountain in the Andes of southern Peru, about 5,050 metres (16,568 ft) high. It is situated on the border of the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ichuña District, and the Puno Region, Puno Province, in the districts Pichacani and San Antonio. It lies northwest of the mountain Churi Wiqu, northeast of Millu and southeast of Tankani.[1][3]

Chuqipata is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation5,050 m (16,570 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°12′10″S 70°19′54″W / 16.20278°S 70.33167°W / -16.20278; -70.33167Coordinates: 16°12′10″S 70°19′54″W / 16.20278°S 70.33167°W / -16.20278; -70.33167
LocationPeru, Moquegua Region, Puno Region
Parent rangeAndes


  1. ^ a b Peru 1:100,000, Pichaccani 2838, Map prepared and published by the Defense Mapping Agency, Hydrographic/Topographic Center, Bethesda, MD
  2. ^ Radio San Gabriel, "Instituto Radiofonico de Promoción Aymara" (IRPA) 1993, Republicado por Instituto de las Lenguas y Literaturas Andinas-Amazónicas (ILLLA-A) 2011, Transcripción del Vocabulario de la Lengua Aymara, P. Ludovico Bertonio 1612 (Spanish-Aymara-Aymara-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ - UGEL map of the Mariscal Nieto Cerro Province (Moquegua Region)