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Facts about Peru

Administrative divisions: 25 regions (regiones , singular - region) and 1 province* (provincia); Amazonas , Ancash , Apurimac , Arequipa , Ayacucho , Cajamarca , Callao , Cusco , Huancavelica , Huanuco , Ica , Junin , La Libertad , Lambayeque , Lima , Lima* , Loreto , Madre de Dios , Moquegua , Pasco , Piura , Puno , San Martin , Tacna , Tumbes , Ucayali
Area: total: 1 ,285 ,220 sq km land: 1.28 million sq km water: 5 ,220 sq km
Background: Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations , most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821 , and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1824. After a dozen years of military rule , Peru returned to democratic leadership in 1980 , but experienced economic problems and the growth of a violent insurgency. President Alberto FUJIMORI's election in 1990 ushered in a decade that saw a dramatic turnaround in the economy and significant progress in curtailing guerrilla activity. Nevertheless , the president's increasing reliance on authoritarian measures and an economic slump in the late 1990s generated mounting dissatisfaction with his regime , which led to his ouster in 2000. A caretaker government oversaw new elections in the spring of 2001 , which ushered in Alejandro TOLEDO as the new head of government - Peru's first democratically elected president of Native American ethnicity. The presidential election of 2006 saw the return of Alan GARCIA who , after a disappointing presidential term from 1985 to 1990 , returned to the presidency with promises to improve social conditions and maintain fiscal responsibility.
Flag description: three equal , vertical bands of red (hoist side) , white , and red with the coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms features a shield bearing a vicuna , cinchona tree (the source of quinine) , and a yellow cornucopia spilling out gold coins , all framed by a green wreath
Capital: name: Lima geographic coordinates: 12 03 S , 77 03 W time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: varies from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes
Currency code: nuevo sol (PEN)
Ethnic groups: Amerindian 45% , mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 37% , white 15% , black , Japanese , Chinese , and other 3%
Geographic coordinates: 10 00 S , 76 00 W
Geography note: shares control of Lago Titicaca , world's highest navigable lake , with Bolivia; a remote slope of Nevado Mismi , a 5 ,316 m peak , is the ultimate source of the Amazon River
Government type: constitutional republic
Imports partners: US 20.1% , China 10.6% , Brazil 9.8% , Ecuador 6% , Colombia 5.9% , Argentina 5.2% , Chile 4.9% , Mexico 4.2% (2007)
Internet country code: .pe
Land boundaries: 2 ,414 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 7 ,461 km border countries: Bolivia 1 ,075 km , Brazil 2 ,995 km , Chile 171 km , Colombia 1 ,800 km , Ecuador 1 ,420 km
Languages: Spanish (official) , Quechua (official) , Aymara , and a large number of minor Amazonian languages
Location: Western South America , bordering the South Pacific Ocean , between Chile and Ecuador
Map references: South America
National holiday: Independence Day , 28 July (1821)
Nationality: noun: Peruvian(s) adjective: Peruvian
Natural hazards: earthquakes , tsunamis , flooding , landslides , mild volcanic activity
Population: 29 ,180 ,900 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 81% , Seventh Day Adventist 1.4% , other Christian 0.7% , other 0.6% , unspecified or none 16.3% (2003 est.)
Terrain: western coastal plain (costa) , high and rugged Andes in center (sierra) , eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin (selva)
Unemployment rate: 6.9% in metropolitan Lima; widespread underemployment (2007 est.)

Capital of Republic of Peru

Lima (click to view Lima map)

Places in Peru

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Peru. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Amazonas Region (339 google map locations)
Ancash Region (425 google map locations)
Apurímac Region (589 google map locations)
Arequipa Region (2602 google map locations)
Ayacucho Region (1015 google map locations)
Cajamarca Region (920 google map locations)
Callao Region (9 google map locations)
Cusco Region (1498 google map locations)
Huancavelica Region (301 google map locations)
Huánuco Region (535 google map locations)
Ica Region (639 google map locations)
Junín Region (745 google map locations)
La Libertad Region (716 google map locations)
Lambayeque Region (839 google map locations)
Lima Province city Google map
Lima Region (1888 google map locations)
Loreto Region (627 google map locations)
Madre de Dios Region (98 google map locations)
Moquegua Region (306 google map locations)
Pasco Region (314 google map locations)
Piura Region (1484 google map locations)
Puno Region (873 google map locations)
San Martín Region (209 google map locations)
Tacna Region (362 google map locations)
Tumbes Region (313 google map locations)
Ucayali Region (125 google map locations)

Random cities in Peru

Lima, the capital city of Peru.

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