Nueva Fuerabamba

Nuevo Fuerabamba is a town in the Challhuahuacho District, in the Cotabambas Province, in the department of Apurímac of southern Peru. It was erected by the construction company Graña y Montero between 2012 and 2014 for the resettlement of the peasant community of Fuerabamba, which was affected by the open pit of the Las Bambas copper mine, located 20.5 km away.

Nueva Fuerabamba
Nueva Fuerabamba is located in Peru
Nueva Fuerabamba
Nueva Fuerabamba
Coordinates: 14°08′06″S 72°14′06″W / 14.13500°S 72.23500°W / -14.13500; -72.23500Coordinates: 14°08′06″S 72°14′06″W / 14.13500°S 72.23500°W / -14.13500; -72.23500
Country Peru
RegionApurímac Region
ProvinceCotabambas Province
DistrictChallhuahuacho District
3,830 m (12,570 ft)
 • Total1,200

It consists of 441 two- and three-story houses, a nursery, an elementary school, a secondary school, a quick-response station, a health center (category I-4 with hospitalization), and a cemetery.[1][2]


  1. ^ "Autoridades dan visto bueno a colegio de S/. 30 millones financiado por proyecto Las Bambas". Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  2. ^ "Nueva Fuerabamba". Archived from the original on 20 May 2015. Retrieved 12 July 2015.