Southern Sierra

The Southern Sierra region of is characterised by high mountains and steep, deep valleys. Many roads are unpaved. Thus, travelling is often somewhat troublesome and slow, but the scenery is amazing.

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is the site of an ancient Inca city, high in the Andes of . Photo: Elena Tatiana Chis, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a valley in the Southern Sierra in that contains many famous and beautiful Inca ruins. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

or Cusco, in the Southern Sierras, is a fascinating city that was the capital of the Inca Empire. Photo: S23678, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a canyon of the in southern , located about 160 kilometres northwest of . Photo: S23678, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is the capital of the department of Junin in Southern Sierra region of . Photo: Tomato356, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the Southern Sierra region of . is embedded in a broad sunny valley with mild climate. Photo: AgainErick, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is in the department of Apurimac, in a valley over the Pachachaca river. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0.

or Wankawilka in Quechua is a city in . Photo: David Alexis, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, is in Southern Sierra . It is at an altitude of 3,400 m. Photo: Martingave, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in Southern Sierra, . Also known as Santa Ana de la Ribera de , the Pearl of the Andes and the City of Flowers. Photo: Ottocarotto, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the Southern Sierra region of . Photo: AgainErick, CC BY-SA 3.0.

District is one of seven districts of the in . Photo: Bgag, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in the Southern Sierra of .

is a small town in the Southern Sierra of , surrounded by mountains and lands used for farming. Photo: Jeremyboer, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Southern , capital of the province in the region Cusco. Photo: S23678, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in southern about 200 km northwest of the city of , between the and Cotahuasi canyons. Photo: Oswiu, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Pichanaqui District is one of six districts of the province Chanchamayo in .

District is one of ten districts of the in the Cusco Region… Photo: Ericbronder, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in Southern Sierra, it is the capital of the Chanchamayo Province in the Junín Region, .

, near the city of in , is one of the deepest canyons in the world. Photo: Ivan Mlinaric, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southern Sierra

Latitude of center
-13.34° or 13° 20' 24" south
Longitude of center
-72.8° or 72° 48' west

Also Known As

  • Chinese: 南谢拉 (秘鲁)
  • Chinese: 南谢拉
  • English: Cuzco to Machu Picchu in a week
  • English: Southern Sierra (Peru)
  • French: Sierra du Sud
  • French: Sierra du sud
  • Hebrew: אזור דרום סיירה
  • Italian: Sierra meridionale del Perù
  • Portuguese: Serra Sul
  • Portuguese: Serra Sul (Peru)

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