Amantaní is an island on the Peruvian side of Lake Titicaca.
According to a 1988 census, it has a population of 3,663 Quechua speakers
divided among about 800 families. The island is circular and about
9.28 km² in size. It has two mountain peaks, Pachatata (Father Earth) and Pachamama (Mother Earth), with ancient Inca and Tiwanaku ruins
on top of both. The hillsides, are terraced mostly worked by hand and planted
with wheat, quinoa, potatoes, and other vegetables. Livestock, including alpacas,