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Huancané (Aymara: Wanqani About this soundlisten  wanqa a big stone,[1] -ni a suffix, "the one with a big stone (or big stones)") is the capital of the province of Huancané in Peru. The town is located about north of Lake Titicaca. The majority of the residents of Huancané's 7,000 speak Aymara.

Huancané

Wanqani
Town
Church of Huancané
Church of Huancané
Huancané is located in Peru
Huancané
Huancané
Coordinates: 15°12′8″S 69°45′41″W / 15.20222°S 69.76139°W / -15.20222; -69.76139
Country Peru
RegionPuno
ProvinceHuancané
DistrictHuancané
Elevation
3,841 m (12,602 ft)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 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)

Coordinates: 15°12′8″S 69°45′41″W / 15.20222°S 69.76139°W / -15.20222; -69.76139