Iquitos


Iquitos (400,000 inhabitants) is the largest city located in the Amazon basin without road links.

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Indian people from Peru South America

 

Its only connection to the outside world is by air or river. Founded in 1750 by the Jesuits, this city prospered thanks to oil and rubber, but today it concentrates its economy on tourism. Iquitos is considered as a civilized gateway to the Amazonia Jungle.

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Indian Houses in Iquitos Peru South America

 

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Iquitos Peru South America

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Iquito Rivers Peru South America

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