Question: Where did the Mayans and Incas live?

What countries did the Mayans Aztecs and Incas live in?

Several cultures flourished in Central and South America from about 300 c.e. in the modern-day nations of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.

Did the Incas live in Brazil?

There is no evidence of the Aztecs, Mayans or Incas ever settling in what is known as Brazil today. The indigenous people that lived in Brazil were not as advanced as the Aztecs and Incas, so they did not build a lot of artifacts or temples that withstand the pass of time.

What killed the Mayans?

Drought theory. The drought theory holds that rapid climate change in the form of severe drought (a megadrought) brought about the Classic Maya collapse. Paleoclimatologists have discovered abundant evidence that prolonged droughts occurred in the Yucatán Peninsula and Petén Basin areas during the Terminal Classic.

Did the Mayans and Incas ever meet?

No, they didn’t. The Incas were in Peru, whereas the Maya were in Yucatán, and they never ventured far enough to know of each other.

Who is older Mayan or Egyptian?

Answer and Explanation: The Egyptian pyramids are much older than the ones the Mayans built. The Great Pyramid at Giza, for example, was completed around 2600 BC. The Mayans started building pyramids in the first millenium BC.

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