For the mountain in the Pasco Region, Peru, see Waraqu (Pasco).


Highest point
Elevation 5,005 m (16,421 ft)[1]
Coordinates 15°09′58″S 72°29′48″W / 15.16611°S 72.49667°W / -15.16611; -72.49667Coordinates: 15°09′58″S 72°29′48″W / 15.16611°S 72.49667°W / -15.16611; -72.49667
Location Peru, Arequipa Region
Parent range Andes

Waraqu (Aymara and Quechua for cactus,[2][3] Hispanicized spelling Huaraco) is a 5,005-metre-high (16,421 ft) mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is located in the Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province, Cayarani District, and in the La Unión Province, Puyca District.[4][1]


  1. 1 2 Peru 1:100,000, Orcopampa 2440 J632 Edition I-DMA, Map prepared and published by the Defense Mapping Agency
  2. "Diccionario de Sinónimos de lengua aymara". Félix Layme Pairumani. Retrieved January 12, 2016.
  3. Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  4. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the La Castilla Province 1 (Arequipa Region)
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