This city shows a marked Hispanic influence , it is the capital of the department of Amazonas , in the north ok Perú near the border with Ecuador. The surrounding areas contain important archaelogical remains , particularly the fortress of Kuelap.

General facts

Altitude: 2,334 m.a.s.l.

Climate: Temperate , with well  defined rainy season runs from December to March

Average annual temperature: 15°C

(max. 24°C and min.18°C)

Transport from Lima: Bus, car