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Peru

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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.

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is a city in the Southern Coastal region of just below the edge of the Altiplano, at 2,380 m above sea level and surrounded by three impressive volcanoes.

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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 .

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

The department of is one of the tropical areas in .

Peru

  • Location:
  • Population: 29,900,000
  • Latitude of center: -9.5° or 9° 30' south
  • Longitude of center: -74.62° or 74° 37' 12" 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
  • GeoNames ID: 3932488

Other Names for Peru

  • 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
  • German: Peru
  • 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 (macrolanguage): पेरू
  • North Ndebele: Pheru
  • Occitan (post 1500): Peró
  • Oriya (macrolanguage): ପେରୁ
  • Persian: پرو
  • Portuguese: Peru
  • 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 (Tonga Islands): 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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