Abancay

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Abancay
Town
Plaza de Armas de Abancay.JPG
Flag of Abancay
Flag
Coat of arms of Abancay
Coat of arms
Motto(s): 
El Eterno Valle Primaveral (The Eternal Springtime Valley)
Abancay is located in Peru
Abancay
Abancay
Location of the city of Abancay in Peru
Coordinates: 13°38′S 72°53′W / 13.633°S 72.883°W / -13.633; -72.883Coordinates: 13°38′S 72°53′W / 13.633°S 72.883°W / -13.633; -72.883
CountryPeru
RegionApurímac Region
ProvinceAbancay Province
Established1540
Town1873[1]
City1874[1]
Elevation2,377 m (7,799 ft)
Population
 • Estimate 
(2015)[2]
58,741
Time zoneUTC-5 (PET)
Websitewww.muniabancay.gob.pe

Abancay is a city in Peru. It is the capital of Apurímac Region.

Location[change | change source]

Abancay is located at an elevation of 2,377 metres (7,799 ft) above sea level in the southern Peruvian Andes, above the Pachachaca River, and straddles the Marino River.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Hoiberg 1993, p. 7
  2. Perú: Población estimada al 30 de junio y tasa de crecimiento de las ciudades capitales, por departamento, 2011 y 2015. Perú: Estimaciones y proyecciones de población total por sexo de las principales ciudades, 2012-2015 (Report). Instituto Nacional de Estadística e Informática. March 2012. Retrieved 2015-06-03.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Ferrufino, Guillermo Vidalegut (1994). Alma y Rostro de Abancay [Face and soul of Abancay]. Abancay: IRAL SRL. OCLC 54644778.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Hoiberg, Dale H., ed. (1993). Encyclopædia Britannica. 1: A-ak Bayes (15th ed.). Chicago, IL: Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. ISBN 0-85229-961-3. LCCN 2002113989. Missing or empty |title= (help)

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