abancay defined in 1939 yearabancay - Abancay;
abancay - Town of Peru, capital of the province of the same name in the department of Apurimae. It is in the centre of one of the most fertile basins of the Eastern Andes, where sugar-cane, alfalfa, coffee, and semi-tropical fruits are extensively grown. Labour is cheaply obtained from the indigenous Indians. The town has become increasingly important as a centre of trade in sugar, tobacco, quinine, coffee, and cacao. The basin is drained by the river Apurimac, thence by the Ucayali into the Amazon. Pop. 5,000.
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