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  Lambayeque Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lambayeque is a region in northwestern Peru, known for its rich Chimú and Moche historical past.
There are two small islands off the Pacific coast of the Lambayeque Region: Lobos de Afuera, and Lobos de Tierra; there was a dispute with the Piura Region over ownership of the latter island.
The people of Lambayeque followed Juan Manuel Iturregui as their leader in the struggles for emancipation and independence from Spain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lambayeque_Region   (504 words)

 Trafico on Line Peru Travel Agency Tour Operator Chiclayo, Lambayeque
The department of Lambayeque is located in the north western region in Perú.
Lambayeque, specially Chiclayo, is considered the land of good eating and drinking.
It is a festivity in honor of the town patron with religious activities and grass-roots festivals.
www.traficoperu.com /english/ciud8.htm   (987 words)

 Lambayeque Region -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Lambayeque is a region in northwestern (A republic in western South America; achieved independence from Spain in 1821; was the heart of the Inca empire from the 12th to 16th centuries) Peru.
Formed by a brilliant cortege of foreign (Someone engaged in or experienced in warfare) warriors, this float was led by a man of great talent and courage, named Naylamp, who founded a (A society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)) civilization.
The people of Lambayeque followed Juan Manuel Iturregui as their leader in the struggles for emancipation and independence from (A parliamentary monarchy in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula; a former colonial power) Spain.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/l/la/lambayeque_region.htm   (525 words)

 Radio Naylamp, Lambayeque, Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Lambayeque is the provincial capital of the same name, located at 06-42-16 L.S. and 79-54-50 L.W. at an elevation of 18 meters.
With a population of 51,289 according to the 1995 census, Lambayeque is a charming city of narrow cobbled streets, colonial buildings of beautiful balcony, glorious churches, and shady main plaza.
Nowadays, Lambayeque is completely overshadowed by Chiclayo, capital of the department of Lambayeque, which has become commercially one of the fastest growing modern cities in Peru.
www.swl.net /patepluma/south/peru/naylamp.htm   (2394 words)

 BREVE RESEñA HISTóRICA DE LAMBAYEQUE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Sus descendientes son los forjadores de la gran Cultura Chimú, forjada en Lambayeque antes que el Imperio Inca y que se desarrolló hasta lograr un notable estado paralelo a la Civilización inca y a diferencia de ésta, trasladó su capital a zonas más propicias y estratégicas estableciendo grandes centros urbanos.
La conquista del territorio que hoy forma Lambayeque a manos de los incas duró casi cuatro décadas, habiendo intervenido para ello Pachacutec, Inca Yupanqui y Huayna Capac sucesivamente.
Durante la época de la colonia se despertó la rivalidad entre los pueblos de Lambayeque y Santiago de Miraflores de Zaña, por la opulencia de este último, despertando inclusive la codicia de los piratas.
www.espnuevomilenio.org /encyclopedia/B/Breve_rese%F1a_hist%F3rica_de_Lambayeque   (238 words)

 Lambayeque - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Lambayeque
Lambayeque consists mainly of desert, but some irrigated valleys stretch up into the foothills of the Andes.
The departmental capital is Chiclayo, which is served by the main ports of Eten and Pimentel.
There is a university in the town of Lambayeque.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Lambayeque   (166 words)

 CHICLAYO, LAMBAYEQUE - PERU - Peru Paradise Travel
Chiclayo, capitale del dipartimento di Lambayeque e' una delle piu' grandi citta' del Peru', ed e' anche il punto di confluenza delle citta' della costa, “sierra”e selva settentrionali.
Lambayeque ed in particolare Chiclayo sono considerate le terre del buon mangiare e del bere.
Lambayeque, 11 km a nord di Chiclayo, una volta era la cittá principale della zona, ma oggi ha solo 22.000 abitanti ed é passata in un secondo piano rispetto a Chiclayo.
www.informazionisulperu.info /chiclayo.php   (2681 words)

 Radio in Chiclayo, Peru
However, on December 1, 1874, the Department of Lambayeque was founded as a separate entity and Chiclayo was officially recognized as the capital of the department and also as the provincial capital of the Province of Chiclayo.
The Department of Lambayeque encompasses 14,231.30 square kilometers, including 18 square kilometers of the Pacific Ocean in which are located several islands.
The department of Lambayeque is divided into three provinces and is subdivided into 33 districts: (1) the Province of Chiclayo (capital Chiclayo - 15 districts), (2) the Province of Ferreñafe (capital Ferreñafe - 6 districts), and (3) the Province of Lambayeque (capital Lambayeque - 12 districts).
donmoore.tripod.com /south/peru/chiclayo.htm   (2965 words)

Según los cronistas que registraron estos relatos, el grupo llegó en una balsa desde el norte y para afianzar más esta historia, en una de las paredes de las pirámides de Túcume, se encuentra un friso con el dibujo de una balsa, muy parecida a la moderna Kon Tiki.
Lambayeque ha sido cuna de la Cultura Mochica Chimú y el esplendor de su pasado arqueológico se ve reflejado en lugares como Huaca Rajada, compuesta por dos pirámides, donde en 1987, se descubrió la tumba del Señor de Sipán.
En el valle de Lambayeque, se encuentran también los vestigios de Batán Grande, donde se encontró el Tumi dorado de más de 3 kilos de oro puro.
boletindenewyork.com /lambayeque.htm   (766 words)

 CLOTH & CLAY == Let the Objects Speak == Lambayeque Tunic Fragments   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
This is one of three substantial and colourful fragments that were all once part of a tunic, a sleeveless form of Andean shirt.
It was woven sometime between A.D. 800 and 1300 in the Lambayeque style of Peru's northern coast.
The Lambayeque people thrived during this time, establishing themselves as seafarers and long-distance traders.
www.textilemuseum.ca /cloth_clay/obj_lambayeque.html   (66 words)

 Virtual Andean Tourist Routes - Archeological Routes -  Lambayeque and its Royal Tombs - Peru /Andean Community - ...
You are sure to marvel at the samples of their metalwork, such as the gold funeral masks.
Chiclayo, capital of the Lambayeque department, is located some 478 miles (770 km) north of Lima and about 316 miles (509 km) south of the border with Ecuador.
The interior of the main building is a sequence of four levels and its corridors and exhibition halls display over 1 400 archaeological artifacts representing the legacy of the Lambayeque, Moche, Chavín and Inca cultures, among others.
www.comunidadandina.org /ingles/tourism/arqueologic/Lambayeque.htm   (695 words)

 Trafico on Line Peru Viajes y Turismo Chiclayo, Lambayeque
El departamento de Lambayeque se encuentra ubicado en la zona nor occidental del Perú.
Sus descendientes son los jornadores de la gran cultura Chimú, forjada en Lambayeque antes que el Imperio de los Incas y que se desarrolló hasta lograr un notable estado paralelo al incanato y a diferencia de éste, trasladó su capital a zonas más propicias y estratégicas estableciendo grandes centros urbanos.
Lambayeque, y en especial Chiclayo, es considerada como la tierra del buen comer y el buen beber.
www.traficoperu.com /espanol/ciud8.htm   (1033 words)

 PERU4YOU TOURS & TRAVEL - 5 Days: Chiclayo & Trujillo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
As of August 9th, 2003, Peru, Lambayeque and Chiclayo have a new museum.
The Royal Tombs of Sipán exhibits the most important archaeological remains of the Mochica Culture, in an exceptional exhibition that combines maximum scientific accuracy, security and enjoyment to show the jewels, emblems and ornaments found in 1987 in the tomb of a Mochica government leader called the Lord of Sipán.
Tucume was the last capital of the Lambayeque Kingdom; initially the first capital was in the Pomac forest, known as Sican.
peru4youtours.com /arch4.htm   (443 words)

 Lambayeque --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Vast irrigation projects have made Lambayeque one of Peru's major agricultural regions and a leading department in rice and sugarcane production.
It is located on the Pan-American Highway more than 400 miles (640 km) northwest of Lima, in an irrigated area producing sugarcane, cotton, and rice.
Founded in 1720, it became a city in 1835 and is the leading commercial centre of Lambayeque.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9046932?tocId=9046932   (335 words)

 Peru Travel Guide by iLatinTravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Chiclayo is the capital of the department of Lambayeque; it is a skilful and economical power city from the north of the country.
The kindness and warmness of the people from Lambayeque had worth the nickname of "capital of friendship"; being very religious and having devotion to "Cruz de Chalpón", that each year celebrate a great festival that joins a lot of pilgrims in Motupe from all the country.
Archaeological Sites: There are hundreds of archaeological centers located in the valleys of Zaña, Lambayeque, La Leche and Motupe, where the pre-Inca cultures, Lambayeque, Sicán, Mochica and Chimú, developed until the arrival of the Incas.
www.ilatintravel.com /webapp/ilatintravel/articulo.jsp?cod=1998813   (463 words)

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Special Exhibitions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Dense overall decoration and narrative scenes, as on this beaker, are unusual in Lambayeque art; overall decoration is more frequently seen on later Chimú works, though usually in the form of repeated motifs.
The almond-shaped eyes, a distinguishing feature of the Lambayeque style, of what appear to be the protagonists in the scenes support the attribution to the Lambayeque culture.
Given the presence of the many fantastic creatures and composite beings, it is reasonable to assume that cosmological views and mythic episodes are depicted.
www.metmuseum.org /special/SilverinAncientPeru/16.r.htm   (226 words)

Lambayeque pottery is distinctive in both its coloring and its forms.
The figure on the front of the vessel may be Nymlap, who the Lambayeque believed to be their original ancestor.
The Lambayeque continued to develop the process of reducing, flening and polishing, and were able to achieve fairly consistent and dark surfaces.
facstaff.uww.edu /henigec/precolumbian/exhib4.htm   (332 words)

 Socioeconomic organization in the late Prehispanic Lambayeque Sphere, northern North Coast of Peru: Excavations on the ...
Socioeconomic organization in the late Prehispanic Lambayeque Sphere, northern North Coast of Peru: Excavations on the Pampa de Burros
Current models of Central Andean social organization, based upon ethnohistoric sources on Inka society, paint a picture of self-sufficient villages, with little horizontal exchange among them and occupational specialization limited to attached specialists working on behalf of the state.
These are the questions addressed by our long-term research in the Lambayeque Valley.
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 ANDESTRIP - HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
His descendants are the forgers of the great culture Chimu, founded in Lambayeque before the Empire of the Incas and developed up to achieving a notable condition parallel to the Inca Empire and unlike this one, moved its capital to more adequate and strategic zones establishing big urban centers.
The territory that today is Lambayeque was conquest by the Incas and was under their power almost four decades, with the Incas Pachacutec, Inca Yupanqui and Huayna Capac, successively.
During the epoch of the colony, the rivalry among the villages of Lambayeque and Santiago de Miraflores de Saña woke up, because of the opulence of the latter, waking inclusive the greed of the pirates.
www.andestrip.com /ingles/costanorte2.htm   (267 words)

 2005 Population Figures for Lambayeque, Peru   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Lambayeque Department Map (#642) IGN covers Chiclayo $12.00...
50,846 for Lambayeque, Peru is based on a number of factors and sources.
Please bear in mind that this is only an estimate of the number of people in a given city -- actual figures can be obtained from the U.N. and government sources.
travel.synabu.com /cities/L/Lambayeque,_Peru.html   (427 words)

 LAMBAYEQUE - LoveToKnow Article on LAMBAYEQUE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-19)
Four railways connect its principal producing centres with the small ports of Eten and Pimentel, viz.: Eten to Ferrenafe, 27 m.; Eten to Cayalti, 23 m.:
Pimentel to Lambayeque, i5 m.; and Chiclayo to Ptapo, 15 m, The principal towns are Chiclayo, the departmental capital with a population (1906 estimate) of 1o,soo, Ferreafe 6000, and Lambayeque 4500.
To properly cite this LAMBAYEQUE article in your work, copy the complete reference below:
www.1911encyclopedia.org /L/LA/LAMBAYEQUE.htm   (130 words)

 Michael C. Carlos Museum: Permanent Collection: Art of the Ancient Americas
In turn, the Chimú had incorporated the far northern reaches of the Central Andes, especially the rich Lambayeque Valley, into their large coastal domain.
Here the metalsmiths seem to have created in Chimú style a scene popular in Lambayeque art; the almond eye shape is characteristically the former, the iconography the latter.
The Lambayeque Valley people were long engaged in trade with Ecuador to the north for the prized spiny oyster or spondylus shell.
carlos.emory.edu /COLLECTION/AMERICAS/americas04.html   (345 words)

 El Tigre Journeys Peruvian SpiritQuest - Experiential workshops, retreats, and journeys with the legendary magical and ...
from the land of the Lambayeque and Mochica civilizations on the northern Coast...
From stark and mysterious Lambayeque and Moche pyramids on the northern coast...
The Mesa of Death at the 800 year-old Lambayeque pyramids at Túcume, near Chiclayo, a center of contemporary traditional San Pedro mesa shamanism...
www.biopark.org /peru.html   (677 words)

 Royal Tombs of Sipan Museum
As of August 9th, 2003, Peru, Lambayeque and Chiclayo has a new museum.
It is formed in a pyramid, inspired by the Mochica sanctuaries, to thus bring together the past, present and future of the Lambayeque identity.
All the original pieces were restored in Germany at the Mainz Museum (1988-1993) and are actually shown at the Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum in Lambayeque.
www.go2peru.com /sipan_museum.htm   (803 words)

 Chiclayo Travel Guide Chiclayo Hotels and Tours
In fact, many ancient civilizations saw the strategic advantage of controlling this region, which today is a major business hub in northern Peru, where routes come together from the coast, highlands and jungle.
Chiclayo City is the capital of the department of Lambayeque, which gave rise to the pre-Hispanic cultures as Mochica, Sicán or Lambayeque and Chimú.
Part of its culture and treasures can be seen in Lambayeque at the Brüning Museum and the new Royal Tombs of Sipán Museum and Sicán National Museum.
www.go2peru.com /chiclayo_travel_guide.htm   (671 words)

 Virtual Andean Tourist Routes - Archeological Routes: Useful data for the Route: Lambayeque and its Royal Tombs - Peru ...
Lambayeque’s altitude is 55 feet (22 m) above sea level.
Lambayeque, and Chiclayo in particular, is considered the land of fine eating and drinking.
Its cuisine dates back to ancestral times and its secrets have been handed down from generation to generation.
www.comunidadandina.org /ingles/tourism/arqueologic/material_lambayeque/data.htm   (282 words)

 SAA Bulletin 17(1): El Niño and the Archaeological Record in Northern Peru
In the 1982-1983 El Niño, informants in the Lambayeque and Zaña valleys used the same terms as their early Colonial predecessors to describe their relocation actions, exemplified by the 1983 relocation of La Raya village on the east side of Túcume, a late prehispanic site in the Lambayeque valley.
Although flow rates in the rivers of Lambayeque at times surpassed the 1982-1983 maximum flow, government projects to channel water out of the cultivated sectors of the valley were successful in preventing massive overbank flooding near Túcume, as had occurred in 1982-1983, in 1578, and presumably in other strong events.
According to newspaper reports and to Carlos Wester, an archaeologist at the Brüning National Museum in Lambayeque, at least one site on the south side of the Lambayeque valley was totally destroyed by flooding of the Río Reque.
www.saa.org /Publications/SAAbulletin/17-1/SAA9.html   (2257 words)

 The Kingdom of Chimor
Lambayeque is a huge, wide, fertile valley on the far north coast
Chimor was the direct cultural descendent of the remains of the Moche V state, with its capital at Pampa Grande in Lambayeque
Lambayeque metalworkers were apparently brought to Chan Chan
bruceowen.com /andeanae/and8s21.htm   (2043 words)

 LAMBAYEQUE - Online Information article about LAMBAYEQUE
RICE (Greek 6p6 a, Latin oryza, French riz, Italian riso, Spanish arroz, derived from the Arabic)
principal producing centres with the small ports of Eten and Pimentel, viz.: Eten to Ferrenafe, 27 m.; Eten to Cayalti, 23 m.; Pimentel to Lambayeque, 15 m.; and Chiclayo to Patapo, 15 M. The principal towns are Chiclayo, the departmental See also:
population (woe, estimate) of 10,500, Ferrenafe 6000, and Lambayeque 4500.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /KRO_LAP/LAMBAYEQUE.html   (181 words)

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