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Peru Machu Picchu Facts

Escudo de Cuzco guardDistrict:
Machu Picchu

Province:
Urubamba

Department
Cusco

Altitude:
2, 430 metres (7, 970 ft) over the sea-level

GPS Coordinates:
13.1633° S
72.5456° W

Area
The ruins can be found within Machu Picchu Historic Sanctuary and underneath the defense of this National System of Protected Natural Places because of the State (SERNAP). The Sanctuary spreads over an area of 32, 592 hectares when you look at the basin for the river Vilcanota-Urubamba.

Machupicchu damages

Weather
Usually cozy and humid throughout the day and cool off at night time. Temperatures vary between 11 and 27 degrees Celsius (52 and 81 degrees Fahrenheit). This zone is usually rainy (1955 mm), especially between November and March.
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Population
The district of Machu Picchu features 5.286 inhabitants in accordance with the 2007 populace and housing census.

Languages
Quechua
Spanish

Routes:

There's two methods for getting to Machu Picchu:

1. Travel by train. Duration: 4 hours from Cusco (Poroy station). 2 hours from the Sacred Valley (Ollantaytambo station).

Source: www.machupicchu.org
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