Yawarmayu

Yawarmayu (Quechua yawar blood, mayu river,[1] "blood river", hispanicized spelling Yahuarmayo) is a river in Peru located in the Puno Region, Carabaya Province, Ayapata District.[2] It originates near the border of the districts Ayapata and Coasa. Its direction is mainly to the northwest where it meets Inambari River as a right affluent. The confluence is north of the village Yawarmayu (Yahuarmayo).

Yawarmayu
EtymologyQuechua
Location
CountryPeru
RegionPuno Region
Physical characteristics
MouthInambari River

References

  1. Teofilo Laime Ajacopa, Diccionario Biling├╝e Iskay simipi yuyayk'ancha, La Paz, 2007 (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  2. escale.minedu.gob.pe - UGEL map of the Carabaya Province (Puno Region)


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