Facts About Peru

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Facts About Peru

  • Language: Official language is Spanish

  • Currency: Nuevo Sol

  • Population: 29,546,963 (July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 1,285,216 square kilometers

  • Capital: Lima

  • Borders: Its borders are with bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and ecuador.

  • Land divisions: Peru has 25 regions and 1 province*
    1. Amazonas
    2. Ancash
    3. Apurimac
    4. Arequipa
    5. Ayacucho
    6. Cajamarca
    7. Callao
    8. Cusco
    9. Huancavelica
    10. Huanuco
    11. Ica
    12. Junin
    13. La Libertad
    14. Lambayeque
    15 Lima
    16. Lima"
    17. Loreto
    18. Madre de Dios
    19. Moquegua
    20. Pasco
    21. Piura
    22. Puno
    23. San Martin
    24. Tacna
    25. Tumbes
    26. Ucayali

  • Industries:
    Copper, silver, gold, petroleum, timber, fish, iron ore, coal, phosphate, potash, hydropower, natural gas

  • Major Cities:
    Abancai, Abancay, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Callaria, Cerro de Pasco, Chiclayo, Ciudad del Cuzco, Cusco, Cuzco, Huancavelica, Huancaya, Huancayo, Huanuco, Huaras, Huaraz, Ica, Iquitos, Maldonado, Moquegua, Moyobamba, Piura, Pucallpa, Pucalpa, Puerto Maldonado, Pulcalla, Puno, Tacna, Trujillo, Tumbes, Tumbez.

    * Pictures of Peru * Peru Flag * Peru Map * Where is Peru * Pucusana Peru * Capital of Peru *

    Para mas información sobre el fascinante país que es Perú - tal vez el lugar de su propio pueblo natal - revise las páginas de Inside-Peru.com.


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