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Peru is without a doubt one of the most captivating countries in . Home of the epic lost Inca citadel of and the mind-blowing , this country's unique past awakens the adventurer in travellers of all sorts.

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is the capital of and its largest city. Founded in 1535 by the Spanish conquistador …

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or Cusco, in the Southern Sierras, is a fascinating city that was the capital of the Inca Empire.

is in the Amazonas region of . is the capital of the vast Department of Loreto, which covers most of the northern Amazon region of Peru.


The region of is characterised by high mountains and steep, deep valleys.

is a region of . Throughout the year Lima tends to be in the mid 60s to mid 70s with minimal to no rain and relatively high humidity.

is a vast jungle region located in northeastern , consisting of the states of Amazonas, Loreto and Ucayali.

The region of is comparatively well developed.

The is in . The bordercrossing at the coast with is near the bordertown of Aguas Verdes and .

is an Andean region of .

The Peruvian is the area of the Andes above about 3500 m in .

The department of is one of the tropical areas in .

is a mountainous region in the center of .


  • Location: 
  • Population:  29,900,000
  • Latitude of center:  9° 30' (9.5°) south
  • Longitude of center:  74° 37' 12" (74.62°) west
  • Elevation:  306 meters (1004 feet)
  • Capital: 
  • Area:  1,285,220 km² (496,226 miles²)
  • Languages:  Spanish, Quechua and Aymara
  • Currency:  Sol (PEN)
  • Phone code:  51
  • Internet domain:  .pe
  • Neighbors:  , , , and
  • Wikidata:  Peru
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Peru

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Albanian:  Peruja Amharic:  ፔሩ Arabic:  بيرو Aragonese:  Perú Armenian:  Պերու Arpitan:  Pèrou Asturian:  Perú Aymara:  Piruw Belarusian:  Перу Belarusian:  Пэру Bengali:  পিরু Bengali:  পেরু Breton:  Perou Bulgarian:  Перу Burmese:  ပီရူး Catalan:  Perú Central Khmer:  ប៉េរូ Chinese:  秘鲁 Chuvash:  Перу Cornish:  Perou Corsican:  Perù English:  Republic of Peru Esperanto:  Peruo
Estonian:  Peruu Ewe:  Peru nutome Faroese:  Perú French:  Pérou Galician:  Perú Georgian:  პერუ Greek:  Περού Gujarati:  પેરુ Hebrew:  פרו Hindi:  पेरु Hindi:  पेरू Icelandic:  Perú Irish:  Peiriú Italian:  Perù Japanese:  ペルー Japanese:  ペルー共和国 Kannada:  ಪೆರು Kashmiri:  Pēru Korean:  페루 Kurdish:  پیروو Lao:  ເປລູ Latin:  Peruvia Ligurian:  Perù
Lingala:  Péru Macedonian:  Перу Malagasy:  Peroa Malayalam:  പെറു Marathi:  पेरू Nahuatl languages:  Incatlān Narom:  Pérou Nepali:  पेरू North Ndebele:  Pheru Occitan:  Peró Oriya:  ପେରୁ Persian:  پرو Pushto:  پيرو Quechua:  Piruw Russian:  Перу Sango:  Perüu Sanskrit:  पेरु Scottish Gaelic:  Pearù Serbian:  Перу Sicilian:  Perù Sinhala:  පේරු Spanish:  Perú Spanish:  República del Perú
Tajik:  Перу Tamil:  பெரு Telugu:  పెరూ Tetum:  Perú Thai:  ประเทศเปรู Thai:  เปรู Tibetan:  པེ་རུ། Tigrinya:  ፔሩ Tonga:  Pelū Uighur:  پېرۇ Ukrainian:  Перу Urdu:  پیرو Vietnamese:  Pê-ru Volapük:  Peruvän Welsh:  Periw Welsh:  Perw Yiddish:  פערו Yoruba:  Orílẹ́ède Peru Zulu:  i-Peru El Perú

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