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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...

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Road system of Inca Empire The Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian South America.[1] The network was based on two north-south roads with numerous branches.[2] 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

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The Inca Road System

The Inca Road System (Article) -- Ancient History Encyclopedia

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The Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian South America. It was about 39,900 kilometres (24,800 mi) long. The construction of the roads required a large expenditure of time and effort, and the quality of that construction is borne out by the fact that it is still in quite good condition after over 400 years of use. Qhapaq Ñan

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Qhapaq ñan, Andean road system (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).

The Inca had one of the largest road systems of their time. Inca roads covered thousands of miles. The Incas also had advanced irrigation systems.

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