Highest point
Elevation 5,200 m (17,100 ft)[1]
Coordinates 15°15′17″S 72°47′13″W / 15.25472°S 72.78694°W / -15.25472; -72.78694Coordinates: 15°15′17″S 72°47′13″W / 15.25472°S 72.78694°W / -15.25472; -72.78694
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province, La Unión Province
Parent range Andes

Saraqutu (Quechua sara maize, qutu heap,[2] "maize heap", hispanicized spelling Saraccoto) is a mountain in the Arequipa Region in the Andes of Peru, about 5,200 metres (17,060 ft) high. It is situated in the La Unión Province, in the districts Cotahuasi and Tomepampa, and in the Condesuyos Province, Salamanca District. Saraqutu lies west of the mountains Sunqu Urqu and Kuntur Sayana.[1]


  1. 1 2 - UGEL map of the Condesuyos Province (Arequipa Region)
  2. Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)

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