Yuraq Urqu (Arequipa)

This article is about the mountain on the border of the Condesuyos Province and the La Unión Province, Arequipa Region, Peru. For other uses, see Yuraq Urqu.
Yuraq Urqu
Yuraq Urqu


Highest point
Elevation 4,985 m (16,355 ft)[1]
Coordinates 15°12′16″S 72°32′31″W / 15.20444°S 72.54194°W / -15.20444; -72.54194Coordinates: 15°12′16″S 72°32′31″W / 15.20444°S 72.54194°W / -15.20444; -72.54194
Location Peru, Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province, La Unión Province
Parent range Andes

Yuraq Urqu (Quechua yuraq white, urqu mountain,[2] "white mountain", also spelled Yuraccorcco) is a 4,985-metre (16,355 ft) high mountain in the Andes of Peru. It is situated in the Arequipa Region, Condesuyos Province, Salamanca District, and in the La Unión Province, Puyca District. Yuraq Urqu lies northeast of a lake named Tintarqucha (Tintarcocha).[1][3]


  1. 1 2 "Cerro Yuraccorcco". IGN, Peru. Retrieved June 5, 2015.
  2. Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Condesuyos Province (Arequipa Region)

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