The cathedral in Arequipa, Peru.Licensed from iStockPhoto
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city in S Peru: pop. 619,000
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A city of southern Peru at the foot of El Misti. Founded in 1540 on the site of an Incan village, it is the commercial center of southern Peru and northern Bolivia. Population: 60,000.