The Wari Ruins are located near Quinua, in the Huanta Province, Ayacucho Region, Peru at an altitude 2770 m above sea-level. These ruins are all that is left of Wari, the capital city of the Wari . This capital city covers some 16 square kilometers, and the architecture is aligned to conform to the local topography. This was a highly organized city with residential, administrative, and religious areas.