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 (ĭ-kē′tōs, ē-kē′-)
A city of northeast Peru on the Amazon River northeast of Lima.


(Spanish iˈkitɔs)
(Placename) an inland port in NE Peru, on the Amazon 3703 km (2300 miles) from the Atlantic: head of navigation for large steamers. Pop: 389 000 (2005 est)


(iˈki tɔs)

a city in NE Peru, on the upper Amazon. 274,759.
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3) Universidad Nacional de la Amazonia Peruana, Iquitos, Peru.
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Through its hub in Panama City, Copa Airlines is able to consolidate passenger traffic from multiple points and provides unique service to many destinations such as Santiago de los Caballeros in Dominican Republic,Asuncion in Paraguay and Guanacaste, Costa Rica and Iquitos, Peru from June/July 2012.