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CAPITAL SIHUAS OF THE COUNTY DE SIHUAS


The County of Sihuas, located to the north of the region of Ancash, with 2095.47 surface km2, surrounded by the counties of Corongo and Huaylas to the west, Pomabamba to the south, Pallasca to the North and the River Marañon to the east.

Sihuas is one of the oldest cities, because it was founded August of 1543, 5 by a Spanish don Juan natural Gómez Aryans of the called town Siguenza (Spain).

Sihuas was whipped by a great earthquake November of 1946, 10 where pitifully there were strong human pérdidad of 5ooo thousand people and materials, almost leaving desabitada the county of Sihuas.

Sihuas was promulgated in the county category by law 13485 January 9 of 1961. At the present time Sihuas has neighborhoods that are: Sihuas Históico, High Pingullo, Agoshirca and Mitobamba, Sihuas Historical (Chasqui) fué the neighborhood but whipped since in the earthquake of the 10 of novienbre it was the first neighborhood that you creó in Sihuas. It was hence that people for huuir of the tragedy were looking for other sure places to survive little by little and emepezar a new life is this way then like the new neighborhoods arise.

Sihuas this conformed by 4 Districts: Ullulluco, Quiches, Acobamba and Chingalpo. Likewise they show up their 13 annexes: Neighborhood Florida, Cutamayo, Parobamba Boy, Huaracuy, Gasajpampa, Pirpo, Chullin, Túpac Amaru, Colcabamba, Sacred Clara, Pachavilca, Sacshay and He/she Calls.

Sihuas, is characterized to have a had an accident topography and a mostly rural population. The ecological floors are among 1600 and 4000 msnm that determine a flora variety and fauna, and different production possibilities.

He/she has 10 districts: Sihuas, Ragash, San Juan, Alfonso Ugarte, Huallabamba, Cashapampa, Quiches, Acobamba, Chingalpo and Sicsibamba.

Of the 3 at August 12 gets used in celebrating the employer party in honor to Virgin Sacred María of Patron Nieves of Sihuas, to where tourists of the exterior and interior of the country go to worship the mom Nieves like affectionately he/she is called and also to know the tourist different places and typical plates of the area.

For these dates the women are dressed from Pallas to dance for the streets of Sihuas, colorful gear with long sleeves of great proportion, in this dance is shown the elegance and the woman's sihuasina sensuality.

TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS

RUINS DE PALLAWACHANQA RAGASH

This located in the district from Ragash to 45 minutes of the county of Sihuas in car where a marvel is observed, built by our previous ones and they were also archaeological many remains that we can still appreciate it apesar of its antiquity todovaia they are conserved in a good state as we can observe it.

RUINS DE SIPA

This located in the cacerio of Pariashpampa of San Juan's district and county from Sihuas to 70 minutes of the county of Sihuas in car, in the image can see the big rocks that our ancestors used to build this strength that was of good use and also them Serbian to make cultivations.

RUINS OF STEEPLE

This located in the village from Pumahuasi to 2 hours of Sihuas on foot because Highway doesn't exist until the same ruins this image that we can appreciate it concerns to the remains that it is of our ancestors.

Other tourist attractiveness:

- Lagoon of Cushurubamba: Located in the high part of the District from Ragash to a hour of distance of Sihuas.
- The Ruins of Rupay.
- Thermal bathrooms of the River Rupaj.
- Hill Lagoon Blanco.
- Lagoon of Pasacancha.

GASTRONOMY

- Spicy of Guinea Pig: It is very usual in the calls Kermeses, festival times or when they take place some performance, ceremony, etc.
- Garabamba: It is the whole wheat with beans only parboiled in water until getting that both products are well boiled and almost exploded.
- Papacashqui: Soup of peeled potatoes and itched in long pieces that are made boil in seasoning or without him until it is cooked.
- Shinti of Beans: They are the dry beans or greens cooked until being in state of being served.
- Head Broth and Hen: Well-known in almost the whole Peru gets ready in times of festivities when some special event takes place
- Pachamanca.
- Stew.
- Pápa LLapi
- Barley Gollmi.
- Soup of Cushuro.
- Mazamorra of Goose Cheek.



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