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Gocta waterfall is located in the province of Chachapoyas in the Amazonas region of northern Peru. It is one of the world's tallest waterfalls, with a height of 771 meters (2,530 feet), making it a popular destination for tourists and nature enthusiasts.

The waterfall is fed by the Cocahuayco River and was discovered in 2005 by a German explorer, although local residents had known about it for centuries. The area around the waterfall is also home to a variety of wildlife, including several bird species that are unique to the region.

Visitors can reach the waterfall by hiking through the lush jungle, which is home to a wide variety of flora and fauna, including orchids and hummingbirds. There are several trails that lead to the waterfall, and guided tours are available.

The local community has set up tourist infrastructure in the area, including guesthouses, campsites, and restaurants, making it a popular destination for eco-tourists. The community also works to preserve the environment and protect the waterfall and its surrounding habitat.