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The Chankas were a Late Intermediate (c.a. 1400 C.E.) ethnic group in Peru. Enemies with the Incas, they were centered primarily in Andahuaylas, located in the modern day region of Apurímac. The Chankas were divided into three groups: the Hanan Chankas, or the Upper Chankas, Hurin Chankas, or the Lower Chankas, and the Villca or Hancohuallos. The Hanan Chankas had theircenter at Andahuaylas, the Hurin Chankas at Uranmarca, and the Villca at Vilcashuaman.
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