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Cuzco - The Inca Capital
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Summary/Historical Context

Cuzco was the heart of the Andean world, the capital of Tawantinsuyu, the so-called 'Empire' that extended over nine-tenth of western South America.

On 23 March 1534 the Spanish founding of Cuzco took place under Francisco Pizarro, who named it "the Most Noble and Great City of Cuzco".
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Place/country:Peru,
Extract: 04:14. Total length: 30 minutes
Credits: Fernando Caralt (director), UNESCO Publishing (publisher), Editorial Planeta de Agostini (publisher), Ediciones San Marcos (publisher),
Published in: 2002
Library catalogue (UNESDOC): 125650

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