San Pedro de Cachora
Concerning the province of Abancay, Cachora is located north of the district of Tamburco and Northeast of the department of Apurímac, at an altitude of 2,330 meters above sea level, with its geographical coordinates of 13º31’00 ” South Latitude and 72º48’12 ” Longitude West
Due to its location in different altitude zones, therefore its climate is varied: warm dry in the river area of the Apurimac River, temperate in the middle parts, and frigid in the high parts. The rains regularly occur in December to March, the time of the waste between May and October. In general, the weather is pleasant throughout the valley. The Salcantay breezes influence the climate, agriculture and vegetation remain green all year.
The existence and proliferation of a wide variety of plant species, from shrubs to quite diversified trees. It is used in construction, crafts, timber, industrial, fuel, and medicinal.
Some examples: shaman, huarango, Paty, reed, maguey, cabuya, quishuar, myrtle, white and red alder, chachacomo, marju, molle, gigantón, tuna, achupalla, aloe, chuyllor, layán, thorns of all kinds, herbs and plants creepers, variety of wildflowers that grow in the rainy season.
The fauna is determined by the diversity of the flora and altitude zones: wild animals, deer, skunk, comadre, vizcacha, birds, pigeons, towers, partridge calenders, goldfinches, birds of prey, condor, hawk, hawk, felines, fox, puma, poultry, guinea pig and rabbit, raising bees.
Livestock is another main activity, prosperous both in quality and quantity by that of natural pastures. The primary specimens are chusco and Creole cattle, sheep, goats, and pigs.