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 …

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.

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.


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 .

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  • 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, 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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