Capital: Huancavelica
Population: 448,000
Tourist Attractions: Incahuasi, Inkañan Uchkus
Peru Guide – Importance Rating: Low

This south-eastern region of Huancavelica was once an important mining area for the Spanish conquistadors, but today this rough Andean terrain is known best for agriculture. The Huancavelica region of Peru is considered one of the poorest in the country, and offers only minor interest for tourism.

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