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At it's prime, the Inca Empire stretched from Colombia to central Chile and ruled more than 12 million people who spoke at least 20 languages. Amazing! Anyone out there speak more than five?

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The Inca Empire for Kids - The Incredible IncasInca Empire for Kids from Mr. Donn's Ancient History Page. Everything you need to teach an Inca unit. Tons of cool info for kids, and a ready-to-go unit for teachers. There are a lot more like this on Mr. Donn's site so check it out! Going in Ancient History & Archaeology.

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Princess Baths at Ollantaytambo, an Inca Empire town in Peru. Ollantaytambo is a town on the way to Machu Picchu. It has Inca Ruins such as this.

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Tiwanaku is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in Bolivia. Tiwanaku was the ritual and administrative capital of a major state, one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, flourishing for approximately five hundred years between 500 AD and 1000 AD.

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Map of the Ancient Inca Empire Road System ( still in function )

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Tambomachay or Tampumachay is an archaeological site associated with the Inca Empire, located near Cusco, Peru. An alternate local name is the El Baño del Inca, "The Bath of the Inca". It consists of a series of aqueducts, canals and waterfalls that run through the terraced rocks. The function of the site is uncertain: it may have served as a military outpost guarding the approaches to Cusco, as a spa resort for the Incan political elite, or both.

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Machu Picchu - Peru

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Sacsahuaman is an Incan walled complex on the northern outskirts of the city of Cusco, Peru, the former capital of the Inca Empire. Like many Inca constructions, the complex is made of large polished dry stone walls, with boulders carefully cut to fit together tightly without mortar. The site, at an altitude of 3,701 m, was added as part of the city of Cusco to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983.

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Pachacuti - Founder of the Inca Empire in South America

Although we know of many rulers from antiquity, there are only a select few who stand out as beacons of what can be accomplished. Here are 10 great ancient rulers and their momentous feats.

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Amazing walls at the pre-Inca ruins of Tiahuanaco. Tiwanaku, is an important Pre-Columbian archaeological site in western Bolivia, South America. Tiwanaku is recognized by Andean scholars as one of the most important precursors to the Inca Empire, ... Wikipedia

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