Wayna Q'inti

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Wayna Q'inti
LocationPeru
RegionCusco Region, Urubamba Province
Coordinates13°13′07″S 72°27′09″W / 13.21861°S 72.45250°W / -13.21861; -72.45250Coordinates: 13°13′07″S 72°27′09″W / 13.21861°S 72.45250°W / -13.21861; -72.45250
Height2,250 metres (7,382 ft)
History
CulturesInca

Wayna Q'inti (Quechua wayna young, q'inti hummingbird,[1] Q'inti a place nearby, "young Q'inti", hispanicized and mixed spellings Huaynaquente, Waynaquente, also Wayna Q'ente) is an archaeological site in Peru. It is situated in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District.[2] Wayna Q'inti is situated above the left bank of the Willkanuta River, near the archaeological sites of Machu Q'inti (Quechua for old Q'inti), Willkaraqay and Patallaqta which is also named Q'inti Marka (Quechua for hummingbird village).

References[edit]

  1. ^ Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Bilingüe Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. ^ mincetur.gob.pe "Grupo arqueológico de Wayna Q'ente", retrieved on February 24, 2014