Isla Taquile

Isla Taquile is an island in the side of . It is also called "island of the knitting men" because that's what men do - knit! This has a very long tradition and is deeply embalmed in the culture: If a man wants to marry a women, he first has to prove that he can work hard by knitting a hat out of which he can drink.
-15.7742° or 15° 46' 27.2" south
-69.6871° or 69° 41' 13.4" west
3911 metres (12,831 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 220405132
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Catalan: Illa Taquile
  • Catalan: illa Taquile
  • Dutch: Taquile
  • English: Taquile
  • English: Taquile Island
  • Esperanto: Taquile
  • French: Taquile
  • German: Taquile
  • Hungarian: Taquile-sziget
  • Italian: Taquile
  • Japanese: タキーレ島
  • Japanese: タクイレ島
  • Polish: Taquile
  • Quechua: Intika
  • Russian: Такиле
  • Spanish: Isla de Taquili
  • Spanish: Taquile
  • Taquila

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