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Cusco

Cusco, often spelled Cuzco, is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range. Cusco was the site of the historic capital of the Inca Empire and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983 by UNESCO. It is a major tourist destination and receives almost 2 million visitors a year. It is designated as the Historical Capital of Peru by the Constitution of Peru.
The capital city of Cuzco was the heart of the Inca Empire. It was situated about 11,000 feet or 3,300metres above sea level high in the Andes Mountains. For a general overview of the Inca Empire, go to "Incas For Kids" here: http://incas.mrdonn.org/
Day 9 of the tour.
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