Inca Empire

  • The Inca Empire also known as the Incan Empire and the Inka Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America.
  • Its political and administrative structure is considered by most scholars to have been the most developed in the Americas before Columbus’ arrival
  • The administrative, political and military center of the empire was located in Cusco, Peru.
  • The Inca civilization arose from the Peruvian highlands sometime in the early 13th century.
  • Its last stronghold was conquered by the Spanish in 1572.
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