Huancavelica


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Huancavelica

 

a city in Peru, capital of Huancavelica Department. Situated in the mountains at an elevation of 3,800 m. Population, 15,900 (1972). Huancavelica, which has a rail connection with Lima, is the commercial center of an agricultural region. Silver is mined in the vicinity.

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