Matarani / Peru
Matarani is located in southern Peru, in the region of Arequipa on the Pacific Ocean. A. is also the capital of the region.
The two most important port cities are Mollendo and Matarani.The entire region is heavily affected.
The city has, apart from some churches, no important sights.
In the interior of the country mountainous landscapes prevail. There are spectacular canyons, for example, the Colca Cañon, the deepest gorge in the world, or the Cotahuasi Cañon. Between the coast and the Andes there is a narrow desert strip with sand dunes. There are also some volcanoes, of which the Ampato is the highest with 6,288 meters.
Matarani has long sandy beaches and attracts many divers, as the sea before Matarani offers a fabulous underwater world.