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Peru is without a doubt one of the most captivating countries in . Famously home of the epic lost Inca citadel of , Peru's unique past awakens the adventurer in travelers of all sorts.

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


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

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

is a mountainous region in the center of .

The department of is one of the tropical areas in .

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

is an Andean region of .

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

is a region in northern .

The region of is comparatively well developed.

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


  • 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 (1,004 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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