- a city in NE Peru, on the upper Amazon.
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The capital and only town of importance in the department is Iquitos.
All the rubber gathered in the Putumayo is shipped from Iquitos.
Once here, it is shipped to Iquitos about every three months.
We would all rather have the wedding at Belem than at Iquitos.
Such are the principal branches above the village of Iquitos.
- 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)
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