Kunturi (La Unión)

This article is about the mountain in the La Unión Province, Arequipa Region, Peru. For other uses, see Kunturi.


Highest point
Elevation 5,200 m (17,100 ft)[1]
Coordinates 14°54′32″S 72°22′45″W / 14.90889°S 72.37917°W / -14.90889; -72.37917Coordinates: 14°54′32″S 72°22′45″W / 14.90889°S 72.37917°W / -14.90889; -72.37917
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, La Unión Province
Parent range Andes, Wansu

Kunturi (Aymara for condor,[2] hispanicized spelling Condori) is a mountain in the Wansu mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,200 metres (17,060 ft) high. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, La Unión Province, Puyca District, south of the lake named Ranraqucha (Ranracocha). Kunturi lies near Pichirwa (Pichirhua) and south of the river Uqururu (Aymara and Quechua for Mimulus glabratus,[3][4] hispanicized Ojoruro), also known as Sumana or Cotahuasi,[1][5] which flows to the Cotahuasi Canyon in the southwest.

See also


  1. 1 2 escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the La Unión Province (Arequipa Region)
  2. "Diccionario Bilingüe, Castellano - Aymara, 2002". Félix Layme Pairumani. Retrieved July 6, 2014.
  3. Guillermo Cutipa Añamuro, Chacra qarpaña: Regando la chacra, IECTA, Iquique - Chile 2005, p. 26
  4. Christine Franquemont, Timothy Plowman, Edward Franquemont, Steven R. King, Christine Niezgoda, Wade Davis, Calvin R. Sperling (1990), The Ethnobotany of Chinchero, an Andean Community in Southern Peru. Fieldiana Botany, New Series No. 24, 1-126.
  5. "South America Maps". Joint Operations Graphic. Retrieved July 23, 2014.

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