Cuzco

Cuzco or Cusco, in the , is a fascinating city that was the capital of the Inca Empire. Cuzco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of 's most visited cities as it is the largest and most comfortable city from which tourists can begin visits to , the , and other Inca sites in the region.
Photo: gertrudis2010, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
, Koricancha, Qoricancha or Qorikancha was the most important temple in the Inca Empire. Photo: Xauxa, CC BY 2.5.

Nature reserve
, which can be spelled many different ways, is a citadel on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the historic capital of the Inca Empire. Photo: GTheory, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Archaeological site
Q'enqo, , Kenko, or Quenco is an archaeological site in the of located in the Cusco Region, , , about 6 km north east of Cusco. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Cuzco

Latitude
-13.5239° or 13° 31' 26.2" south
Longitude
-71.9786° or 71° 58' 43.1" west
Open Location Code
57RCF2GC+CG
Population
420,000
IATA airport code
CUZ
United Nations Location Code
PE CUZ
Elevation
3369 metres (11,053 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 59115290
Geo­Names ID
3941584
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Cusco
  • Albanian: Cusco
  • Arabic: Cusco
  • Arabic: قوسقو
  • Arabic: كوسكو
  • Aragonese: Cuzco
  • Armenian: Կուսկո
  • Armenian: Քուսքօ
  • Asturian: Cusco
  • Asturian: Cuzco
  • Aymara: Qusqu
  • Basque: Cusco
  • Belarusian: Куска
  • Bengali: কুজকো, পেরু
  • Bengali: কুজকো
  • Bengali: কুসকো
  • Bengali: কুস্কো
  • Bengali: কোস্কো
  • Breton: Qusqu
  • Bulgarian: Куско
  • Burmese: ကူဇကိုမြို့
  • Catalan: Cusco
  • Cebuano: Cusco
  • Chinese: 哥斯哥
  • Chinese: 库斯科
  • Chinese: 庫斯科
  • Chuvash: Куско
  • Corsican: Cuscu
  • Croatian: Cusco
  • Czech: Cuzco
  • Danish: Cusco
  • Dutch: Cuzco
  • Egyptian Arabic: كوسكو
  • English: Capital ​​of the Inca empire
  • English: City Imperial of the Cuzco
  • English: Cultural heritage city of Peru
  • English: Cusco
  • English: Empire city of Cuzco
  • English: Imperial city of Cuzco
  • English: The Roma of America
  • English: World heritage city
  • Esperanto: Kusko
  • Extremaduran: Cuscu
  • Fijian: Cusco
  • Finnish: Cusco
  • French: Cusco
  • French: Cuzco
  • Galician: Cuzco
  • Georgian: კუსკო
  • German: Cusco
  • Greek: Κούζκο
  • Greek: Κούσκο
  • Guarani: Cusco
  • Gujarati: કુસ્કો
  • Hebrew: קוסקו
  • Hindi: कुज़्को
  • Hungarian: Cuzco
  • Ido: Cuzco
  • Indonesian: Cusco
  • Indonesian: Cuzco
  • Interlingue: Cusco
  • Irish: Cusco
  • Italian: Cusco
  • Italian: Cuzco
  • Japanese: クスコ
  • Javanese: Cusco
  • Kalaallisut: Cusco
  • Kannada: ಕುಸ್ಕೊ
  • Korean: 쿠스코
  • Ladino: Kusko
  • Latin: Cuschum
  • Latin: Cuscum
  • Latvian: Kusko
  • Ligurian: Cusco
  • Lithuanian: Kuskas
  • Macedonian: Куско
  • Malay: Cusco
  • Marathi: कुस्को
  • Nauru: Cuzco
  • Norwegian: Cuzco
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cuzco
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cuzco
  • Occitan (post 1500): Cusco
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cosco
  • Ossetian: Куско
  • Persian: کوزکو
  • Persian: کوسکو
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Cusco
  • Polish: Cuzco
  • Portuguese: Cusco
  • Pushto: کوسکو
  • Quechua: Qosqo
  • Quechua: Qusqu
  • Romanian: Cuzco
  • Russian: Куско
  • Saterfriesisch: Cusco
  • Scots: Cusco
  • Serbian: Куско
  • Serbo-Croatian: Cusco
  • Sinhala: කුස්කෝ
  • Slovak: Cusco
  • Slovenian: Cusco
  • Spanish: Capital del imperio incaico
  • Spanish: Ciudad Patrimonio cultural del Perú
  • Spanish: Ciudad Patrimonio mundial de la humanidad
  • Spanish: Ciudad del Cuzco
  • Spanish: Ciudad imperial del Cusco
  • Spanish: Cusco
  • Spanish: Cuzco
  • Spanish: La Roma de América
  • Swedish: Cusco
  • Tagalog: Cusco
  • Tamil: குசுக்கோ
  • Tatar: Куско
  • Telugu: కుస్కో
  • Thai: กุสโก
  • Turkish: Cusco
  • Ukrainian: Куско
  • Urdu: کوزکو
  • Uzbek: Kusko
  • Vietnamese: Cuzco
  • Volapük: Cusco
  • Waray (Philippines): Cusco
  • Welsh: Cuzco
  • Western Armenian: Քուսքօ
  • Wu Chinese: 库斯科
  • Yakut: Куско
  • Yiddish: קוסקא
  • Yue Chinese: 哥斯哥

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