Cusco City vs Cusco Region

Cusco City is located in the Andes Mountains of southeastern Peru. It was the capital of the Inca Empire and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Cusco City has a population of approximately 400,000 people and is the capital of the Cusco Region.

The Cusco Region is a larger administrative division of Peru that includes Cusco City as well as many other smaller cities, towns, and villages. It covers an area of approximately 71,986 square kilometers and has a population of over 1.4 million people. The region is known for its stunning natural landscapes, historic sites, and cultural heritage, including the Sacred Valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu.