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Suburbs of Arequipa with Chachani

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Flight Lima - Arequipa, view in NE direction to the volcanic complex of Chachani with its main summit at 6057 m asl. The informal neighbourhoods in the foreground of this scene represent pueblos jóvenes ("young villages"), the result of land invasions mainly by people migrating from the countryside to the growing and economically prospering city of Arequipa. The settlement in the foreground started to develop in 2013, the one behind just a few years earlier.

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on Sunday 17 July 2022 by Martin Mergili
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