The Peruvian Altiplano is the area of the Andes above about 3500 m in . The altiplano stretches into neighbouring , and also and .

Popular Destinations

is a port city at an altitude of over 3,800 meters, on the shores of on the Altiplano of . Photo: Antoniogargate, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the capital of San Roman Province in the Puno Region of southeastern . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a small city in Altiplano, . It is known for being the highest permanent city of the world at a height of 5,100m. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Isla Amantáni is an island on the side . Photo: Imehling, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is an island in the side of . Photo: Bcasterline, Public domain.

is a pre-Incan on the shores of near in . Photo: Imehling, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The are floating islands made of reed, situated in on the Altiplano. Photo: Epb22, Public domain.

is a village in the , , . Photo: Leon petrosyan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a tiny settlement some 30 km from , in the Altiplano, mostly visited on a short daytrip. Photo: BrunoLocatelli, CC BY-SA 4.0.


Latitude of center
-15.34° or 15° 20' 24" south
Longitude of center
-70.49° or 70° 29' 24" west

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 安第斯 (秘鲁)
  • Chinese: 安第斯
  • English: Altiplano, Peru
  • French: Altiplano
  • German: Altiplano
  • Hebrew: אלטיפלאנו
  • Italian: altopiano peruviano
  • Portuguese: Altiplano
  • Spanish: Altiplano
  • Altopiano peruviano

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