Kuntur Wachanan

Kuntur Wachanan (Quechua kuntur condor, wacha birth, to give birth, -na a suffix,[2][3] 'where the condor is born', -n a suffix, also spelled Condorhuachanan) is a mountain in the Andes of Peru, about 4,800 m (15,700 ft) high. It lies between the Waywash mountain range in the west and the lake named Lawriqucha in the east. Kuntur Wachanan is situated in the Huánuco Region, Lauricocha Province, in the districts of Cauri and Jesús.[1] The Waywash River (Huayhuash) flows along its northern slopes. It belongs to the Marañón watershed.

Kuntur Wachanan
Kuntur Wachanan is located in Peru
Kuntur Wachanan
Kuntur Wachanan
Highest point
Elevation4,800 m (15,700 ft) [1]
Coordinates10°19′31″S 76°46′53″W / 10.32528°S 76.78139°W / -10.32528; -76.78139Coordinates: 10°19′31″S 76°46′53″W / 10.32528°S 76.78139°W / -10.32528; -76.78139
LocationPeru, Huánuco Region
Parent rangeAndes

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Lauricocha Province (Huánuco Region)
  2. ^ Diccionario Quechua - Español - Quechua, Academía Mayor de la Lengua Quechua, Gobierno Regional Cusco, Cusco 2005 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)