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Ichhunayuq (Quechua ichhuna sickle, -yuq a suffix to indicate ownership,[2] "the one with a sickle", Hispanicized spelling Ichunayoc) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 4,200 metres (13,780 ft) high. It is located in the Cusco Region, Calca Province, on the border of the districts of Coya and Pisac. Ichhunayuq lies at the archaeological site of Písac, northwest of the town.

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Ichhunayuq as seen from Ñustapata above the village of Taray
Highest point
Elevation4,200 m (13,800 ft) [1]
Coordinates13°23′25″S 71°51′46″W / 13.39028°S 71.86278°W / -13.39028; -71.86278Coordinates: 13°23′25″S 71°51′46″W / 13.39028°S 71.86278°W / -13.39028; -71.86278
Ichhunayuq is located in Peru
LocationPeru, Cusco Region
Parent rangeAndes

See alsoEdit


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