Jimbe. Agustin Castro neighborhood
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Jimbe. Agustin Castro neighborhood

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Jimbe (Ancash, Peru, 2012). Agustin Castro neighborhood. It is the land of Don Amadeo Arteaga, Alonso Pineda, Abraham Ruiz. Persists around an archaeological site (the "Huaca") in danger of destruction.

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