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PUNO



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I SHIELD OF THE DEPARTMENT DE PUNO



POLITICAL DIVISION
Capital of the Department: Puno
13 counties and 108 districts.
COUNTYCAPITALDISTRICTS
AZANGAROAZANGARO10
CARABAYAMACUSANI08
CHUCUITOJULI10
COLLAOILAVE07
HUANCANEHUANCANE09
LAMPALAMPA06
MELGARAYAVIRI08
MOLDMOLD06
PUNOPUNO07
SAN ANTONIO DE PUTINAPUTINA09
SAN ROMANJULIACA06
SIMPLESIMPLE08
YUNGUYOYUNGUYO06
SURFACE: 71,999 KM2
CLIMATE: He/she fries and I dry off.
TEMPERATURE: I average out 8 centigrade grades yearly
DISTANCES: Puno - Arequipa 294 km
Puno - Cusco 394 km
Puno - Lima 303 km
Puno - Ayacucho 986 km



GENERAL INFORMATION

ALTITUDE
Capital: 3827 msnm (Puno).
Minimum: 820 msnm (Lanlacuni Under).
Maxim: 4725 msnm (San Antonio of Esquilache).

CLIMATE
The city of Puno rests beside the lake Titicaca and it is of cold and medium-dry climate. The season of rains begins in October and it concludes in April. The temperature annual half maxim is 14°C (58ºF) and the minimum one 3°C (37ºF).

ROADS OF ACCESS
Terrestrial: Lima-Arequipa-Juliaca-Puno: 1324 km (18 hours in car).
Air: Regular flights to Juliaca from Lima (1 hour 45 minutes, with scale in Arequipa) and from Arequipa (25 minutes).
Strong: Cusco - Puno: 384 km (10 hours).

DISTANCES FROM THE CITY DE PUNO
Juli (Prov. Chucuito) 79 km / 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Ilave (Prov. Collao) 54 km / 1 hour.
Huancané (Prov. Huancané) 99 km / 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Lampa (Prov. Lampa) 80 km / 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Ayaviri (Prov. Melgar) 137 km / 2 hours and 45 minutes.
Mold (Prov. Mold) 138 km / 3 hours.
Putina (Prov. San Antonio of Putina) 124 km / 3 hours and 30 minutes.
Juliaca (Prov. San Roman) 44 km / 45 minutes.
Simple (Prov. Simple) 272 km / 9 hours.
Yunguyo (Prov. Yunguyo) 128 km / 2 hours and 30 minutes.
Azángaro (Prov. Azángaro) 148 km / 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Macuzani (Prov. Carabaya) 255 km / 7 hours.

AIRPORT
Airport Handless International Inca Cápac. Av. Aviation s/n Urb.Sacred Adriana, Juliaca. Tel. (051) 32-8974 / 32-2905. Attention: L-V 8:30-16:30 S 8:00-13:00.

TRANSPORT TERRESTRIAL
Terrestrial Terminal. Jr. May First 703, Magisterial Neighborhood, Puno. Tel. (051) 36-4733. Attention: L-S 8:00 -16:00.
Zonal Terminal. Av. Simón Bolívar s/n, Puno. Attention: L-D 4:00- 21:00.

TRANSPORT STRONG
Peru Rail Corp. Av. the Tower 224, Puno. Tel. (051) 35-1041 / 36-9179. Square Bolognesi 303, Juliaca. Tel. (051) 32-1036. E-mail: reservas@perurail.com, http://www.perurail.com Attention: L-V 7:00-12:00 and 13:00-17:00; S-D 7:00-11:00.

CENTERS OF HEALTH
Puno. National Hospital Manuel Núñez Butrón. Av. the Sun 1022. Tel. (051) 36-9696 / 35-1021 / 36-7777. Attention: L-V 7:30-14:30.
Juliaca. San Roman (Juliaca). Hospital Carlos Monge Medrano. Highway Huancané km 2, Juliaca. Tel. (051) 32-1750 / 32-1131 / 32-1370. Attention: L-V 7:30-13:30.

POLICE DELEGATIONS
Puno. Police XII Region, Jr. Deustua 530. Tel. (051) 35-3988. Attention: 24 hours.
Puno. Police of Tourism Jr. Deustua N° 558, Tel. 051-354764
San Román (Juliaca). National Police of Peru, Juliaca would forfeit. Jr. San Martin and Jr. Ramón s/n. Tel. (051) 32-2091.

MARKETS OF CRAFT
Puno.
Association San José, Victor Haya of the Tower, Port and Cholita. Schedule: L-D 09:00 to 18:00
Center of Crafts "Tucuy Atipac." Psje. Lima 339, 2do level. Attention L-D 8:00-19:00.
Market Handmade "Association Coriwasi." Street Alfonso Ugarte 150. Attention: L-D 8:00 - 21:00.
San Román.
I Center Original Handmade Folk Art. Airport Handless International Inca Cápac, Juliaca. Tel. (051) 32-2905.

MAIL
Puno. Jr. Moquegua 269. Tel. (051) 35-1141. Attention: L-S 8:00-20:00.
Juliaca-San Román. Simple intersection streets and Ladislao Butrón s/n. Tel. (051) 32-1391. Attention: L-S 8:15 -19:00.


TOURIST MAIN ATTRACTIVENESS DE PUNO AND SURROUNDINGS

Cathedral of the City of Puno
I center of the city. Visits: L-V AND D 7:00-12:00 and 15:00-18:00; S 7:00-12:00 and 15:00-19:00.

The cathedral was built in the XVII century and its frontis it was sculpted by the Peruvian alarife Simón of Asto. This church is a sample of the Spanish Baroque and it includes Andean elements that confer to the monument its character mestizo.

Balcony of the Count of Lemos
Intersection remains silent Deustua and Count of Lemos. Visits: L-V 8:30-16:00.
Built around 1668, it is counted that in this house the viceroy Count of Lemos lodged when you/he/she arrived to the area to suffocate a rebellion. At the moment the cultural complex of the National Institute of Culture of the region works in the place Puno and it has an art gallery.

Municipal Museum Dreyer
Count of Lemos Remain Silent 289 You Visit L-V 09:00 - 13:00 and 14:30 - 20:00 / D 11:00 - 19:00
The museum contains ceramic pieces, goldwork, textile and sculptures lithic preíncas and Inca. Also, it conserves a numismatic collection and documents that date of the Spanish foundation of the city of Puno.

Arch Deustua
Jr. Independence cdra. 2.
Built in figured stone, it was erected by the town puneño in memory of the patriots that fought for the Independence of Peru.

Hill Huajsapata
To 4 cdras. of the Square of Weapons, toward the west of the city.
Huajsapata, is a natural mirador from where you can contemplate the city and the lake Titicaca; in the summit he/she is a monument to Handless Cápac, founder of the Inca Empire. It is said that in the hill some caverns exist for those that reflect underground roads that communicate Puno with the temple of Koricancha, in the city of Cusco.

The Corregidor's House
Jr. Deustua 576, Puno. Tel. (051) 35-1921 / 35-3979. Visits: My-V 10:00-22:00; S 10:00-14:30 and 17:00-22:00.
Colonial large house of the XVII century, where they are carried out exhibitions of art puneño. The place has a brown bar, library, Internet and video club; they are carried out cultural activities and you offers information it has more than enough rural tourism.

Mirador Kuntur Wasi
To 2 km of the center of Puno (10 minutes in car).
Kuntur Wasi means "house of the condor" and he/she offers an unbeatable view of Puno and the lake Titicaca, where you arrives ascending for a long perron.

Park Mirador Puma Uta
To 3 km to the northwest of Puno (20 minutes in car).
The park has a stone monument that represents a puma - symbol of the mirador to be about a vigilant animal that is related with the protection of Andes - and it is built on a water fountain that symbolizes the lake Titicaca. It has recreational diverse areas.

Pier ecoturístico Bay of the Inca
To 8 cdras. of the Square of Weapons, beside the lake Titicaca.
It is about a pedestrian walk with a beautiful view of the lake, where they are the sukankas or intihuatanas whose main function was the one of serving as solar clocks. The cultures preíncas, also, used them to point out the places where they would take place the ceremonial acts and of sacrifice and they were also good to define the lands among the communities.

He/she reserves National of Titicaca
It is about a Natural Protected Area, created in 1978 with the purpose of preserving the natural resources characteristic of the ecosystem of the lake Titicaca and of the puna and he/she has an area of 36.180 have.In the reservation they have registered dozens of species of birds, fish and amphibians.
The birds are the most numerous and they exist more than 60 species, among those that parihuanas or flamingos, huallatas, gulls, keles, chullumpis and lequeleques (there are also species in extinction danger) highlight. The flora of the lake is represented by twelve varieties of aquatic plants, among those that stand out the totora and the llacho.

Lake Titicaca
To 10 cdras. of the Square of Weapons.
This lake is very important in the Andean mythology because, according to the legend, of its waters Handless Cápac emerged and he/she Suckles Ocllo, children of the god Sun and founders of the I Reign Inca. Peru and Bolivia share the sovereignty of this navigable lake, the highest in the world (3810 msnm).
He/she has an area of 8559 km2, a maximum depth 283 meters and the temperature I average yearly of their waters it varies from October to May among 9°C (48ºF) 11°C (52ºF); of June to September among -7°C (19ºF) -10°C (14ºF). The lake is, also, temperador of the area, since without its presence the life would not exist to this height.

In the Peruvian side of the lake Titicaca diverse islands exist, among those that Amantaní highlights, Taquile, Soto and Anapia (natural islands) and those of the Auroches (artificial islands), each one with different attractiveness. In the banks of the lake the totora grows, where they take refuge diverse birds and fish like the carachis, ispis, vogues, umantos, suches (in extinction danger), pejerreyes and trouts; all these species are native and quoted by its nutritional high value.

Floating Islands of the Auroches
To 5 km to the west of the port of Puno (20 minutes in boat).
The islands of the Auroches (3810 msnm) are in the bay of Puno and they are approximately 20. Each one is inhabited by some 3 to 10 families uroaymaras who build and they roof their houses with totora mats, although there are some that have replaced their traditional roofs for calamine. Among the main islands Tupiri, Santa María, Tribune, Toranipata, Chumi, Paradise, Kapi, Titino, Tinajero and Negrone highlight.

The auroches are denominated themselves kotsuña, "the town lake", and their origins go back to times previous to the Inca. They maintain the tradition of the handmade fishing, especially of the carachi and the pejerrey, as well as the hunt of wild birds. The men are skilled drivers of totora rafts and the women are expert weavers.
The cold and dry characteristic climate of the region attenuates in the area thanks to the action of the masses of water that they constantly evaporate.

Island Amantaní
To 36 km to the northeast of the port of Puno (3 hours and 30 minutes in boat).
Located to 3817 msnm, Amantaní has an extension of about 9 km2. The flora of the place is characterized by the presence of plants arbustivas like it summons it, kantuta, sage, tola and patamuña. In the island they inhabit eight communities that are devoted especially to potato's cultivation, corn, goose, quinua, beans and peas and their more representative craft is constituted by the textilería and the one carved in stone.

Among their natural attractiveness they highlight two miradors in the highest part, from where you can appreciate the lake in all their extension, as well as some prehispanic remains, ceremonial centers and a cemetery of mummies.

Island Taquile
To 35 km to the east of the port of Puno (3 hours in boat).
Their approximate extension is of 6 km2 and the altitude between the port and the town it varies lightly, of 3810 msnm to 3950 msnm. The maximum temperature is of 23ºC (66ºF) and the minimum of 7ºC (37ºF).

The vestiges of the island date of times preíncas and they can be observed in the high part. During the colony and until the first years of the XX century, the place was used as political prison, but starting from 1970 the island became exclusive property of the taquileños.

Taquile is characterized by its friendly residents who conserve its customs, traditions and gear to the old usage. The villagers highlight for their laborious and fine textile with symmetrical symbolic decorations, of strong colors that reflect their form of life, their customs and their Andean beliefs.

Chucuito
To 18 km to the south of Puno (15 minutes in car).
Also known as the City of the Real Boxes because it was the center of gathering of taxes during the colony, they highlight the main square and Sacred Domingo's (XVI century) Renaissance churches and Asunción (XVII century) there.

I siege Inca archaeological Uyo
Located in the district of Dog.
The origin of this archaeological place has been identified as Incan, due to its construction characteristics and to the use of lithic material. Their name means in aymará: Habitation or place of the Inca.
In the years 40 were carried out a first excavation, the one that was directed by Marion Tchopick and José María Franco Hinojosa.In this opportunity he/she recovered a great quantity of ceramic, metals, stone and bone devices. The study also develó that this excavation was in construction to the arrival of the Spaniards.

The sculptures lithic pickups in the square of the complex, arrived there for initiative of the municipal authorities and remarkable people of the city of Dog.

Thirty years later, Dr. Good Alberto Mendoza and technical Orompelio Vidal carried out a second excavation. In "Inca Forum Uyo, historical" reality carried out in July from the 2005 to order of the town of Chucuito Dr. Good, it indicated that they were remains of channels and foundations of colonial constructions and that the discovery of 75 lithic sculptures of diverse sizes and forms, they don't present a clear association estratográfica with the group.

In the year 1993, to order of the then director of INC, Sr. Enrique Monroy, was planted some sculptures lithic fungiformes in the area of Inca Uyo. This causes a bad interpretacón and many, confused the place with a "Temple of the fertility." This version however, it has been discarded, because so much in the time lupaca, like in the Inca or viceregal any reference didn't exist in this respect.

One shows off that the enclosure was part of a group bigger than constructions of character ceremonial and it was dedicated to rituals of political nature and nun.

Complex archaeological of Cutimbo
To the height of the km 17 of the highway Puno-Moquegua, approximately, to the south of Puno (20minutos in car), you arrives to the deviation that takes toward the complex.
It is about a prehispanic cemetery that belonged to the dominions Lupaca and Colla. In spite of the fact that they are evidences of paintings rupestres of up to 8000 years of antiquity, the main structures date of the years 1100 to 1450 d.C. vestiges of the Inca time Also exist. They dominate the landscape the chullpas or pucullos, funeral turrets of character of great size.

Complex archaeological of Sillustani
To 34 km to the north of Puno (35 minutes in car).
This complex is beside the lagoon of Umayo. It is famous for their chullpas that are circular turrets of stone lifted to house the funeral remains of the main authorities of the old residents of Collao. Some reach up to 12 meters of high and they are characterized because their base is smaller to the superior part. At little distance of the archaeological complex he/she is the Museum of Place, where diverse pieces of the cultures Colla, Tiahuanaco and Inca are conserved.

Llachón
To 74 km to the northeast of Puno, beside the lake Titicaca (2 hours in car).
This community of about 1300 inhabitants still conserves its customs and cultural autochthonous manifestations and its main activities are the agriculture, the cattle raising, the fishing and the craft. You can arrive to Llachón for via lacustrine, in boats to motor from the port of Puno and from the islands of Taquile or Amantaní, or by surface mail from Puno and Juliaca. The place offers a luck of tourism vivencial, because one cohabits with the families of the place.

Ship Museum Yavarí:
Located in Av. Sesquicentenario N° 610 Jetty Hotel Posed Sonmesta of the Inca
Yavarí and their twin sister Yapura, they were commissioned by the Peruvian Government in 1861 to be built in Great Britain. One year later the vapors were correspondents in pieces to the Lake Titicaca. It was built as cañonera it stops then to become a ship of mixed load. After their construction it navigated for the first time in 1871.

This ship contains original pieces, closets, sailing teams, as well as an original motor Bolinder, of Swedish production, considered today the oldest and big motor in its even operative type in the world.

The Ship Naval Museum Yavarí, it is recognized as historical piece in the year 1998, and incorporate to the National System of Museums of the State. It is the ship of older iron of the world that works with a single helix.

At the moment the Association Yavarí is in charge of the administration of the Ship Museum and of its maintenance.

Distances from the city of Puno:

- Juli (County of Chucuito) 79 km / 1 hour and 20 minutes.
- Ilave (County of Collao) 54 km / 1 hour.
- Huancané (County of Huancané) 99 km / 2 hours and 30 minutes.
- Lampa (County of Lampa) 80 km / 1 hour and 30 minutes.
- Ayaviri (County of Melgar) 137 km / 2 hours and 45 minutes.
- Mold (County of Mold) 138 km / 3 hours. - Putina (County of San Antonio of Putina) 124 km / 3 hours and 30 minutes.
- Juliaca (County of San Roman) 44 km / 45 minutes.
- Simple (County of Simple) 272 km / 9 hours.
- Yunguyo (County of Yunguyo) 128 km / 2 hours and 30 minutes.
- Azángaro (County of Azángaro) 148 km / 2 hours and 15 minutes.
- Macuzani (County of Carabaya) 255 km / 7 hours.


TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS DE CHUCUITO


Julia 79 km to the south of Puno (1 hour and 20 minutes in car).

This town was founded by Dominicos in 1534, but later on these were expelled by the missionary congregation of the Jesuits that settled down in Juli during the viceroyalty, when the priests transformed the town into a strategic center to prepare the missionaries that went toward Paraguay and Bolivia.

Well-known as "Small Rome of America" for their temples, they highlight in Juli the churches San Juan of Letrán, San Pedro Martyr and Santa Cruz from Jerusalem, as well as the House of the Inquisition or of Zavala. Inside the churches stone sculptures can be appreciated, carved wooden, paintings and oils elaborated by prominent artists like the Jesuit Bernardo Bitti.

Pomata
To 105 km to the south of Puno (1 hour and 30 minutes in car).

In Pomata it highlights Santiago's Apostle church, of style mestizo, and the panoramic incredible view of the lake and of the peninsula of Copacabana.


TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS OF SAN ANTONIO DE PUTINA

Thermal Bathrooms of Putina
To 137 km to the north of Puno (2 hours and 30 minutes in car). Visits: Ma-D 8:00-21:00.
The waters reach a temperature average of 39ºC (102ºF) and they contain a high percentage of sodium chloride, magnesium and zinc. The villagers consider them ideals for the treatment of rheumatic illnesses and of the skin. In Creek and Picotani, other towns aledañas, it is possible to observe South American camélidos as vicuñas or German nickels and in the sector of Bellavista forests of goads of Raimondi exist.


TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS DE LAMPA

The county of Lampa was founded by the aymaras during the time preínca and in the whole territory they meet archaeological remains with paintings rupestres, as the Cave of the Bull and the Cave of Coyllata, to 4 and 10 km of the town of Lampa respectively.

Lampa
To 80 km to the north of Puno (1 hour and 30 minutes car).
Lampa is the capital of the county and it is known as the rosy" "city by the color of its walls. In the area big queñua forests, raimondi goads and hatcheries of chinchillas exist, among other attractiveness.

Pucará
To 106 km to the north of Puno (1 hour, 45 minutes in car).
The town of Pucará is famous for its pottery, especially for its celebrated "bulls of Pucará", and there he/she is the Lithic Museum of Pucará, where a group of lithic sculptures is exhibited as monoliths, trails and sculptures zoomorfas, ceramic and other objects.

Archaeological Complex Kalasaya
To 1 km of the town of Pucará (5 minutes in car).
I center ceremonial of the culture Pucará, built around the year 200 a.C., it reached their acme among the years 250 a.C. and 380 d.C. they can be distinguished two sectors: a ceremonial area composed by nine pyramids and another urban one.


TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS DE YUNGUYO

Archipelago of Wiñaymarca - Island Anapia
To 128 km of Puno (2 hours and 30 minutes in car) you arrives until the town of Yunguyo from where you continues in car to the port Beautiful (30 minutes) Tip. From this port to the island Anapia is 18 km (2 hours and 30 minutes in boat to motor).

Located in the lake Wiñaymarca or Lake smaller than the group of the Lake Titicaca, the archipelago of islands is populated by inhabitants that conserve its autochthonous customs, being the fishing one of the main activities. They have unique ecological bolsones of native flora in the whole region, abundant fauna and beaches of sand and of small stone. The island Yuspique, the biggest in the archipelago, it is used by the community of Anapia to raise vicuñas.

Cultivations, vicuñas hatcheries and archaeological remains can be appreciated that are supplemented with walks, typical lunches, walks in boat and music folclórica. Among their customs they highlight Challa or "payment to the earth"; the casarasiri, traditional marriage of the town that is celebrated during three days with the participation of the whole community and Rutuchi or hair" "court to the newly born children with the presence of an elected godfather for the parents who he/she accustoms to make gifts of economic value.


TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS DE AYAVIRI

District of Ayaviri
To 137 kms of Puno (2 hours and 45 minutes in car).
In Ayaviri it can visit one another the church of San Francisco from Assisi, of style mestizo Baroque; the thermal waters of Pojpojquella (to 5 blocks of the main square) that possess healing properties; Tinajani (to 13 km of Ayaviri), an onlooker shows geologic that consists in anthropomorphous gigantic and strange formations, toast, animals and houses.


TOURIST ATTRACTIVENESS OF MOLD

Mold
Considered the "garden of the highland" for their warm microclimate and their variety of roses, the town has archaeological diverse places and natural and cultural attractiveness. In the proximities he/she is the town of Conima, San Miguel's Archangel Church built in 1825 in whose interior highlights this archangel's image, boss of the town of Conima and the monolith of Huata, to 5 km.

Community of Cambría and Island Suasi (3810 msnm)
To 157 km to the northeast of Puno (3 hours and 30 minutes in car) you arrives until the town of Cambría that is beside the lake Titicaca, where it is possible to share with the villagers agricultural activities, fishing tasks and to observe the textile works, as well as to travel the surroundings. In this community it can be services of transport in oar crafts to consent to the island Suasi (20 minutes in boat aprox.), which has a built housing with materials of the area: stone, wood, straw and totora; and it is entirely.

supplied by solar energy. This island possesses 43 hectares, it presents a flora wide variety and wild fauna. Here aromatic, medicinal, gramineous grass, natural grass, bushes and trees can be observed. In the areas of protection of wild avifauna they are choccas, cormoranes, ducks, plungers, colibríes, expensive face, mandolas, etc. Also, they don't lack vicuñas and vizcachas and modules of cultivations of potatoes, geese, quinua, corn and tarwi.


THE ISLAND OF THE AUROCHES AND THE LAKE TITICACA

The islands of the Auroches are located in the bay from Puno (Lake Titicaca) to 3810 msnm. They present a cold-dry climate during the year, attenuated by the evaporation of the immense mass of water of the lake.

These islands represent one of the most significant attractiveness in the tourism in the world. The floating islands are the man's work and they are formed by the densest totora, the one that, with passing of the time, they interweave their roots forming a called layer Khili.

In this area, an archipelago exists of more than 20 floating islands, where they inhabit from 3 to 10 families. The biggest is that of the Auroches Chulluni. There are others as Santa María, Paradise and Toranipata, Pacha Suckles and Tupiri, which are also visited by tourists.

The main island contains built several houses with totora mats and roofed with the same material. In all them, those auroch-aymaras they speak the Quechua language or aymara.

The Auroches call oneself Kotsuña: The town lake, and it is the last I leave behind of an old culture, previous to the Inca. The traditions count that, during the expansion of the Inca state, the island was invaded by the kotsuña, group that he/she spoke the language Pukina and that he/she settled in the place. They believed to have blood quarter note, that which prevented them to drown or to feel cold in the winter nights.

The feeding of the Auroches is based on the handmade fishing of the carachi and the pejerrey, and also in the hunt of wild birds.

The men are characterized to have the ability in the conduction of totora rafts, while the women highlight for the elaboration of fabrics and wool tapestries, which offer in sale to the tourists.

Lake Titicaca

To 10 cdras. of the Square of Weapons. This lake is very important in the Andean mythology because, according to the legend, of its waters Handless Cápac emerged and he/she Suckles Ocllo, children of the god Sun and founders of the I Reign Inca. Peru and Bolivia share the sovereignty of this navigable lake, the highest in the world (3810 msnm). He/she has an area of 8559 km2, a maximum depth 283 meters and the temperature I average yearly of their waters it varies from October to May among 9°C (48ºF) 11°C (52ºF); of June to September among -7°C (19ºF) -10°C (14ºF). The lake is, also, temperador of the area, since without its presence the life would not exist to this height.

In the Peruvian side of the lake Titicaca diverse islands exist, among those that Amantaní highlights, Taquile, Soto and Anapia (natural islands) and those of the Auroches (artificial islands), each one with different attractiveness. In the banks of the lake the totora grows, where they take refuge diverse birds and fish like the carachis, ispis, vogues, umantos, suches (in extinction danger), pejerreyes and trouts; all these species are native and quoted by its nutritional high value.

He/she reserves National of Titicaca
It is about a Natural Protected Area, created in 1978 with the purpose of preserving the natural resources characteristic of the ecosystem of the lake Titicaca and of the puna and he/she has an area of 36.180 have.In the reservation they have registered dozens of species of birds, fish and amphibians. The birds are the most numerous and they exist more than 60 species, among those that parihuanas or flamingos, huallatas, gulls, keles, chullumpis and lequeleques (there are also species in extinction danger) highlight. The flora of the lake is represented by twelve varieties of aquatic plants, among those that stand out the totora and the llacho.



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