For are not the fateful names of Junin and Ayacucho stamped upon the face of this Cordillera region?
Its name was changed from Guamanga to Ayacucho by a decree of 1825.
That body also renamed the capital "Sucre" and chose the hero of Ayacucho as President of the republic.
The victory of General Sucre at Ayacucho terminated the struggle.
On the little plain of Ayacucho, 11,600 feet above the sea, General Sucre defeated and captured the forces of the viceroy.
Never was a victory more complete and decisive than Ayacucho.
He had to surrender to Sucre at the final battle of Ayacucho, which put an end to Castilian rule.
The city of Ayacucho was founded by Pizarro, a day's journey from this bridge.
Nevertheless, according to Montesinos, Manco caused the good people of Ayacucho quite a little trouble.
Un ramal austral llega hasta Ayacucho, a menos de 200 millas del Cuzco.