Cajamarca Tourism, Peru

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Cajamarca (Spanish pronunciation: [kaxaˈmaɾka]) is the capital and largest city of the Cajamarca Region as well as an important cultural and commercial center in the northern Andes. It is located in the northern highlands of Peru at approximately 2,750 m (8,900 ft) above sea level in the valley of the Mashcon river. Cajamarca had an estimated population of about 226,031 inhabitants in 2015, making it the 13th largest city in Peru. Cajamarca has a mild highland climate, and the area has a very fertile soil. The city is well known for its dairy products and mining activity in the surroundings. Among its tourist attractions, Cajamarca has numerous examples of Spanish colonial religious architecture, beautiful landscapes, pre-Hispanic archeological sites and hot springs at the nearby town of Baños del Inca (Baths of the Inca). The history of the city is highlighted by the Battle of Cajamarca, which marked the defeat of the Inca Empire by Spanish invaders as the Incan emperor Atahualpa was captured and murdered here.

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Facts and Stats for Cajamarca*

  • Living in Cajamarca - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 94.95 (Very High)
    • Health Care Index 27.78 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Cajamarca

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Cajamarca

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 4.03 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 24.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 54.74 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 18.25 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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