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The City of Cusco (3'400 m above sea level) is located in an ancient glacier lake bed fed by several rivers in the heart of the Central Peruvian Andes. The city is surrounded by mountains. The highest of it are the surrounding mountains are Pachatusan (4'832 m), Pillku Urqu (4'448 m), Wanakawri (4'089 m), Anawarkhi (4'050 m) and raway Qhata (3'800?).

 

Dominica 1997 Cusco stamp issued by Dominica

Dominica 1997, Cusco.
The stamp was issued in the series "50th Anniversary of Unesco".

A view towards the Plaza de Armas and the Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, a rival church to the Cathedral of Cusco.
In the background mountains of the ridge south of Cusco.

 

Guyana 1997, Cusco.
The stamp was issued in the series "50th Anniversary of Unesco".

 

Mozambique 2010 Sacsayhuamán stamp

Mozambique 2010, Sacsayhuamán.
The ancient fortress of Sacsayhuamán is located on a hill that overlooks the city of Cusco.

 

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