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, city (1993 pop. 97,466), alt. 11,207 ft (3,416 m), capital of Cuzco dept., S Peru, at the confluence of the Huatanay and Tullamayo rivers. Its population is predominantly of indigenous descent.
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, Cusco
a city in S central Peru: former capital of the Inca Empire, with extensive Inca remains; university (1692). Pop.: 307 000 (2005 est.)
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