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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, located 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.

is a metropolis of almost 8.5 million people. Many of these people have migrated from the Andes mountains to find work in , without success.


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 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, Aymara
  • Currency:  Sol (PEN)
  • Phone code:  51
  • Internet domain:  .pe
  • Neighbors:  , , , ,
  • Wikidata:  Peru
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Peru

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