Qillqata (Condesuyos-La Unión)

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


Highest point
Elevation 5,000 m (16,000 ft)[1]
Coordinates 14°59′37″S 72°24′37″W / 14.99361°S 72.41028°W / -14.99361; -72.41028Coordinates: 14°59′37″S 72°24′37″W / 14.99361°S 72.41028°W / -14.99361; -72.41028
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province, La Unión Province
Parent range Andes, Wansu

Qillqata (Aymara qillqaña to write,[2] -ta a suffix to indicate the participle, "written" or "something written", hispanicized Quelcata) is a mountain in the Wansu mountain range in the Andes of Peru, about 5,000 metres (16,404 ft) high. It is located in the Condesuyos Province, Cayarani District, and in the La Unión Province, Puyca District. Qillqata lies southeast of the mountain Pilluni, southwest of the mountain Janq'u Q'awa and east of the mountain Ch'uwañuma.[1]


  1. 1 2 escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the La Unión Province (Arequipa 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)

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