Innerhalb weniger Jahrzehnte erschufen die Inka das größte Reich, das in Südamerika je existierte. Mit 4.600 Kilometern erstreckte es sich auf eine Länge, die etwa der Entfernung Deutschlands zum Sudan entspricht. Durch Wüsten und Hochgebirge erbauten die Inkas ein 40.000 Kilometer umspannendes Straßensystem, die Lebensadern des Reiches.
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The Inca Road system ~ 1453 - 1533
Road system of Inca Empire The Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian South America. The network was based on two north-south roads with numerous branches. The best known portion of the road system is the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Part of the road network was built by cultures that precede the Inca Empire notably the Wari culture. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inca_road_system
Ancient Inca Roads System - spanning six countries in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru. Win World Heritage Status, The system, which began forming as trails thousands of years ago, UNESCO call it "an exceptional and unique testimony to the Inca civilisation" (Inca road system UNESCO World Heritage Site ref 1459)
The Inca Road System
The Inca road system formed a network known as the royal highway or qhapaq ñan, which became an invaluable part of the Inca empire, not only facilitating the movement of armies, people, and goods...
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Unesco grants Inca Qhapaq Nan road system World Heritage status
Qhapaq Ñan, A road system built by the Inca Empire has been granted World Heritage status by the United Nations cultural agency, Unesco. The Qhapaq Nan roads go through six South American countries.
The Inca Controlled Their Empire Just Like the Romans: Good Roads
The Inca road system (called Capaq Ñan in Quechua and Gran Ruta Inca in Spanish) was an essential part of the success of the Inca Empire. The road system included an astounding 40,000 kilometers (25,000 miles) of roads, bridges, tunnels and causeways...