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Mother of God History

Ancient history and settlement.

Mother of God is politically one of the twenty four departments of the Republic of Peru and the capital of the department is the city of Port Maldonado it borders the departments of Ucayali, Cusco and Puno also with the countries of Brazil and Bolivia

Mother of God is a natural paradise and has a great biodivecity of flora and fauna (the richest on the planet). With endangered species. with the largest number of birds in their habitat. in its territory is the national reserve of tambopata the national parks of Manu and Bahuaja Sonene. Throughout we can find indigenous villages and natural attractions such as Lake Sandoval, Lake Valencia. In Mother of God you can practice Ecotourism excursions adventure sports guided walks bird watching Etc.

temples or compounds. Comparative studies of Maldivian oral.



Ancient history and settlement.

Fully jungle department; It has areas of high jungle, low jungle and palm tree savanna. Part of its geography is rugged, as the Andes rush into the jungle forming steep slopes.
Rivers: Madre de Dios river, Las Piedras river, Manú river, Tambopata river, Tahuamanu river and Heath river.
Abras: Lord of Miracles (540 meters above sea level) in Tambopata; Fitzcarrald (at 469 masl) in Fitzcarrald.
Lagoons: Valencia and Sandoval.

Location and limits

It limits to the north with Ucayali and Brazil; to the east with Brazil and Bolivia; to the west with Cuzco; to the south with Cuzco and Puno. Its capital Puerto Maldonado, is at the confluence of the Madre de Dios River and the Tambopata River.


The climate is tropical, warm, humid, with annual rainfall exceeding 1000 mm. The average annual temperature in the capital is 26 ° C with a maximum of 38 ° C in August and September, sometimes it can reach 40 ° C and a minimum of 21 ° C, with rains from December to March. In exceptional years the territory is invaded by masses of cold air from the south during the months of July and August, causing exceptional temperature drops to 8 ° C in phenomena called cold. [Citation needed]

Fauna and Flora
Madre de Dios is home to some of the most biodiverse regions in the world. For example, the Manu National Park holds the record for the number of amphibian and reptile species.4 5
It has a huge diversity of birds, large species of South American felines (jaguar, tigrillo, puma), multiple species of lizards, and other reptiles such as the boa constrictor and the shushupe. There are also abundant and diverse monkeys, fish, insects and in general sets of animals.
Its flora is also very rich, and among them are species of noble wood and high interest. Like we can find many species like the motelo sanango.

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