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Lake Titicaca Map

Our travel guide shows you the Lake Titicaca Map and some general information about this natural wonder between Peru and Bolivia.
Lake Titicaca is located between coordinates 15 13'19 "and 16 35'37" south latitude and between 69 33'36 "and 70 02'13" west longitude.

Lake Titicaca is the highest lake in the world above 2,000 m, and is the highest navigable lake (3.808 m) in the world.

It measures 194 km long and 65 km wide, occupying 8.710 km2 (5.260 in Peru, Bolivia 3.450 in) and has a maximum depth of 281 m., One can hardly imagine it takes at least a day to cross by boat.

At this point, due to the purity of air, the lake is particularly clear (65 to 15 m.) And the light quality is exceptional, the mountains seem very close are actually 20 to 30 km.

Lake Titicaca offers an extraordinary fauna composed of ducks, fish such as search, the capache and trout, as well as alpacas and llamas among others.

Major islands of Lake Titicaca in Peru Side:

Amantani Island
(Peru), this island is 9.28 km2, making it the largest of the islands in Lake Titicaca in Peru. It is located off the peninsula Capachica in the province of Puno.

Uros Islands (Peru): A set of artificial islands made of a type of reed called totora, inhabited by descendants of ethnic Uru one of the most ancient peoples of the Americas, whose main activity is fishing and hunting.

Taquile or Intika (Peru): Located in front of the peninsulas and Capachica Chucuito. It has 5.72 km2. Its shores are steep and its main town is located 140 meters above the lake. It is part of the island district in the province of Amantani Puno.

You can buy a Lake Titicaca tour with a travel agency and enjoy the wonderful view and nature of this Lake.


 

Titicaca Map

 


Lake Titicaca

 


Satellite View of the Lake Titicaca by NASA



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