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Where is Machu Picchu located

If you’d like to know where is Machu Picchu located then the answer would be that Machu Picchu is located in Cuzco province, Peru. Machu Picchu is the old city of Inkas.

Machu Picchu lies in the southern hemisphere, 13.164 degrees south of the equator. It is 80 kilometers northwest of Cuzco city, on the crest of the mountain Machu Picchu, located about 2,450 metres (8,040 ft) above mean sea level, over 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) lower than Cuzco, which has an altitude of 3,600 metres (11,800 ft).

As such, it had a milder climate than the Inca capital. It is one of the most important archaeological sites in South America, one of the most visited tourist attractions in all of Latin America and the most visited tourist attraction in Peru.

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