Populated Place, Lima region Provincia de Yauyos


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HUancaya - Cascadas Cabracancha (1)
HUancaya - Cascadas Cabracancha (1) Credit: pghernandez1974

Macapata is a populated place located in the Provincia de Yauyos, within the Lima region of Peru. It is situated at an elevation of approximately 3,400 meters (11,200 feet) above sea level. Macapata is positioned in a mountainous area, surrounded by stunning landscapes and breathtaking views.

The population of Macapata is relatively small, with an estimated number of inhabitants of around a few hundred people. The community mainly consists of indigenous people, who have preserved their traditional way of life and cultural heritage throughout the years. The locals are known for their warmth and hospitality towards visitors.

The town of Macapata is characterized by its traditional architecture, with houses made of adobe and roofs covered with thatched straw. The main economic activities in the area are agriculture and cattle farming. Locals cultivate crops such as potatoes, corn, and quinoa, which are essential for their sustenance. Livestock, including llamas and alpacas, are also reared for their wool and as a source of meat.

Despite its remote location, Macapata is accessible by road. It is approximately 190 kilometers (120 miles) away from the capital city of Lima, which can be reached by taking the Pan-American Highway. The journey to Macapata offers visitors the chance to experience the stunning Andean landscapes and immerse themselves in the rich cultural heritage of the region.

In conclusion, Macapata is a small populated place located in the Provincia de Yauyos, Lima region, Peru. It is characterized by its traditional architecture, agriculture-based economy, and indigenous population, offering visitors an opportunity to experience the natural beauty and cultural richness of the Andean region.

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Macapata is a populated place in Lima region, Peru. It has an elevation of 4469 meters above sea level. Information correct as at Thursday 19th July 2012.

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