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Apurímac

(apo͞orē`mäk), river, c.430 mi (690 km) long, rising in the Andes, S Peru. It flows generally northwest in a narrow valley. After joining the Mantaro River, the Apurímac becomes the Ene; after joining the Perené River, it becomes the Tambo. When it joins the UrubambaUrubamba
, river, c.450 mi (720 km) long, rising in the Andes Mts., S Peru, and flowing generally north to join the Apurímac River to form the Ucayali. The Urubamba is extensively used for irrigation, and its valley is heavily populated; Cuzco, Peru, is located there.
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 River, it becomes the UcayaliUcayali
, river, c.1,000 mi (1,610 km) long, formed by the confluence of the Apurímac and Urubamba rivers, E Peru, and flowing generally north through a mountain and jungle wilderness to the Marañón River, SW of Iquitos.
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, which is one of the main headstreams of the AmazonAmazon,
Port. Amazonas , world's second longest river, c.3,900 mi (6,280 km) long, formed by the junction in N Peru's Andes Mts. of two major headstreams, the Ucayali and the shorter Marañón.
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. The headwaters of the Apurímac, which rise from glacial meltwater on Nevado Mismi, were determined by a 2000 expedition to the most distant from the mouth of the Amazon.
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The Andahuaylas protest spread through the department of Apurimac, one of the poorest regions of Peru, and into the neighboring province of Chincheros.
La accion del INSM entonces se vio ampliada a tres departamentos: Ayacucho (Huamanga, Huanta, Vinchos Huancapi, Cayara, Huancasancos y Lucanamarca); Huancavelica (Daniel Hernandez y Pampas) y la provincia de Andahuaylas, en Apurimac.
An armed nationalist group, the Movimiento Etnocacerista (ME), seized international attention when it took control of a remote Peruvian police station in the town of Andahuaylas, about 440 km southeast of Lima in the department of Apurimac, demanding the resignation of President Alejandro Toledo and the establishment of an order based on the Incan Empire.
El estudio se realizo en los caserios de Nueva Esperanza, Matapuquio y Turpo, localizados en la provincia de Andahuaylas, departamento de Apurimac.
The Accha-Yanque Zinc Belt has now been defined for 30 kilometres along a northeast-southwest trend on the west margin of the Apurimac Batholith.
At a much earlier stage, Alturas Minerals, led by president & CEO Miguel Cardozo, is advancing its Chapi Chapi property in the Apurimac belt.
En la Sierra, donde se han realizado la mayor cantidad de estudios se reportan prevalencias que varian desde 31% en la provincia de Andahuaylas, Apurimac (Ramos, 1999) a 72% en la provincia de Quilcas, Junin (Bernal, 1996).
Toledo sent Prime Minister Luis Solari to Washington to appeal for a "new, refocused aid package" that would forgo forced eradication in the Apurimac and Upper Huallaga in favor of increased financial incentives for farmers to give up coca.
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