Arequipa-La Union, Quechua
Indigenous Group Arequipa-La Unión, Quechua
Location Peru, Arequipa Department, La Unión Province, Cotahuasi District; Apurímac Department, Antabamba Province
Estimated Population 32,000 (2000, WCD)
Environment Highland
Lifestyle Sedentary
Subsistence Agriculture
Level of Assimilation Assimilated
Language Family Quechua, Arequipa-La Union
Classification: Quechuan, Quechua II, C
Alternate Names: Arequipa Quechua, Cotahuasi Quechua
Dialects: Cotahuasi, Northern Arequipa, Highland Arequipa, Antabamba (Apurimac). Closer linguistically to Cuzco than to Ayacucho. Very close to eastern Apurímac
Website URLs Quechua
Ethnologue: Quechua, Arequipa-La Unión, A Language of Peru
Quechuan languages
South America Linguistic Map: Andes
NGOs Instituto del Bien Común
Instituto Pedagógico
Porteadores Inca Ñan
Quechua Network