Cusco/, often spelled Cuzco (Spanish: Cuzco, Quechua: Qusqu or Qosqo, IPA: is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range. It is the capital of the Cusco Region as well as the Cuzco Province. In 2013, the city had a population of 435,114. Located on the eastern end of the Knot of Cuzco, its elevation is around 3,400 m (11,200 ft).
Cusco was the site of the historic capital of the Inca Empire and was declared a World Heritage Site in 1983 by UNESCO. CLASSIC TRAVEL by Margeret & Yurek Majcherczyk US: 1800 774 6996 EU: 004822 389 5374