Northern Sierra

Northern Sierra is an Andean region of .
Photo: Alberto Cafferata, CC BY 3.0.

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is a region of 's Northern Sierra. Photo: Masa Sakano, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, also known by the Quechua name, Kashamarka, is the capital and largest city of the Region as well as an important cultural and commercial center in the northern Andes. Photo: Harleyca, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, founded as San Sebastián de , is a city in . Photo: Suizaperuana, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an archaeological site from the pre-Incan Chavin culture of around 900BC containing ruins and other artefacts. Photo: S23678, CC BY 3.0.


is a city which is the capital of the in the Cajamarca Region in , located in the high jungle of northern Peru. Photo: Ibrehaut, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is one of the 12 districts of the province of , located in the Amazonas Region… Photo: Fregopie, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Northern , capital of the province in the region Cajamarca. Photo: Llatasandy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an Andean town in northern , capital of the province of , in the department of Cajamarca. Photo: Flechav, Public domain.

is a town in Northern , capital of the province in the region Cajamarca.

Northern Sierra

Latitude of center
-6.42° or 6° 25' 12" south
Longitude of center
-78.42° or 78° 25' 12" west

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 北谢拉 (秘鲁)
  • Chinese: 北谢拉
  • French: Sierra du nord
  • Hebrew: אזור צפון סיירה
  • Italian: Sierra settentrionale del Perù
  • Portuguese: Serra Norte

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