Extended from Ecuador to Chile
~"Tawantinsuyu"= land of the 4 Quarters
----Chinchansuyu, Cuntinsuyu, Antinsuyu, Collasuyu
CENTER OF EMPIRE: the "Coricancho" site in Cuscu, the Capital city.
Tightly controlled its conquered people in travel,religion,etc.
Forcibly relocated populations.
Mit'a: owed labor to state
Maize: key tribute item