Uturunqani (Moquegua-Puno)

Uturunqani (Aymara uturunqa, uturunqha, uturunqu, uturunqhu tiger[2] (here referring to the jaguar), -ni a suffix to indicate ownership, "the one with the jaguar", Hispanicized spelling Uturuncane) is a mountain in the Andes of southern Peru, about 4,600 metres (15,092 ft) high. It is located in the Moquegua Region, General Sánchez Cerro Province, Ichuña District, and the Puno Region, Puno Province, Tiquillaca District. It lies southeast of the mountain Suma Laq'a.[1]

Uturunqani is located in Peru
Highest point
Elevation4,600 m (15,100 ft) [1]
Coordinates16°05′06″S 70°24′15″W / 16.08500°S 70.40417°W / -16.08500; -70.40417Coordinates: 16°05′06″S 70°24′15″W / 16.08500°S 70.40417°W / -16.08500; -70.40417
LocationPeru, Moquegua Region, Puno Region
Parent rangeAndes

Uturunqani is also the name of the river which flows along its eastern and southern slopes. Its waters flow to Ichuña southwest of the mountain.[1]


  1. ^ a b c escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Puno Province 1 (Puno Region)
  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) see: Tigre and Uturunqha