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The county of Nazca is a Peruvian county; it was created January 23 1941 by law 9300; it is one of the five counties of the Region Ica and the second in extension, its capital is the city of Nazca. Lima to the north with the Counties of Ica and he/she Feels, to the east with the Region Ayacucho, to the south with the Region Arequipa and to the west with the Ocean Pacific. The capital of the county is the city of Nazca.

The tourist attractiveness of the famous Lines and geoglifos of Nazca is in the territory of this region and of Pampas of Jumana that are visible only from the air.

According to some theories it is about "tracks" that were traveled during religious processions by the natives in the time preinca.

The central discussion is in the sense that would have making some drawings that can only be sighted from heights and it stops whose construction also, the air support would have been needed, because they are perfectly symmetrical: homage to the gods? , stellar lighthouses?, they are some of the questions common of who you/they visit her.



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GEOGRAPHY
The geography of the county of Nazca is characterized by the presence of valleys and flowing rivers (rivers Genius, Changuillo and he/she Ages) of the Big river. There are enormous pampas and hills characteristic of the coastal desert, highlighting San José's pampas where they are the famous geoglifos or Lines of Nazca. To the east of the county gulches can be appreciated that give beginning to the first Andean estribaciones. In accidents slabs San Fernando's Ensenada and San Nicolás' bays and San Juan highlight in the south end of the county.

ECONOMY
Agriculture: Activity productive emblemática of the county of Nazca, mainly in the valleys of Nazca, Genius and Changuillo. The cultivations of corn stand out, cotton, vine, fruit-bearing, potato, products of panllevar etc.
Mining: The iron exploitation stands out to great scale in the district of Marcona, on a plateau of 800 m. There are also very close copper reservations, in Nazca there are handmade miners that exploit gold near the hills and gulches.
Tourism: Economic activity that gives life to the city of Nazca, tourists' of different parts of the world thousands visit the city attracted by the famous Lines of Nazca, and they make use of the hotel infrastructure and of services that there is around the tourist activity.
He/she fishes: Productive activity that uses at hundred of fishermen in the district of Marcona and in smaller proportion in Port Mackerels. The fishing is handmade and it supplies to the county and other places of the country.

TRANSPORT
The county of Nazca is center of the communications in the south region of the country. Access to the highway Pan-American south (Km. 443 city of Nazca) and to the highway Interoceánica or 026 (route of the Sun) that it communicates the mountain and forest of the south of Peru, arriving to Brazil and Bolivia.

MARINE PORTS
Port San Juan and San Nicolás (Marcona), where ships of great tonnage pick up the iron mineral, future Megapuerto of Peru and of South American Pacific.

AIRPORTS
Airport of Nazca (See Cheerful) and Airport of Marcona.

ECOLOGY
They stand out the Reservation of Tip San Juan and San Fernando's Ensenada; the first natural refuge of the most numerous colony in penguins of Humboldt in Peru and marine wolves. San Fernando is a place where they are given appointment a wide variety of birds guaneras, sea wolves, penguins, otters. It highlights the presence of the Andean condor and the gump, only place of Peruvian coast to where it arrives these species. Both reservations are in the district of Marcona.

TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS
Lines of Nazca: Located in San José's pampas and on an extension of 50 Km, the geoglifos represents figures of animals and plants, some of these figures can end up measuring up to 300 meters of longitude and to occupy a surface of 1000 m².
I Center Ceremonial Cahuachi: Citadel and ceremonial center of the old nascas, are two staggered pyramids of adobe, very close this the well-known place as Estaqueria, where it is conserved locust stakes.
Cemetery of Chauchilla: Located to 10 Km. to the south of the one to city of Nazca contains ceramic and mummies Inca pre.
Tip Reservation San Juan: Located in Marcona, you can appreciate the biggest colony in penguins of Humboldt, different birds guaneras and sea wolves. Marine excellent area.
Municipal Museum of Nazca: Located in the square of weapons, it contains collection of ceramic, textileria and utensillos belonging to the culture Nazca.
Hill Blanco: Located to the east of the city of Nazca, the biggest dune in Peru; ideal for the practice of adventure sports as the sandboard and the parapente.
Beaches of Marcona: They highlight Beautiful Beach, Lobera, Yanyarina, The freedom, alone to mention some, ideals for the camping site and the ecoturismo, all these beach is in the district of Marcona.

Source: WIKIPEDIA



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