Peru

South America

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About Country

Capital
Lima
Population
Approximately 33.2 million (2021 estimate)
Population Density
26 people per square kilometer
GDP
$219 billion (nominal, 2021 estimate)
Language
Spanish is the official language, with many indigenous languages also spoken
Currency
Peruvian sol (PEN)
National Dish
Ceviche, a dish made with raw fish marinated in lime juice and served with onions, peppers, and corn, is considered the national dish of Peru
Religion
The majority of the population is Roman Catholic, with a significant Protestant minority
Climate
Peru has a diverse climate, with regions ranging from tropical to desert. The coastal region has a mild climate, while the Andean region is cooler and the Amazon region is hot and humid
Main Industries
Mining, agriculture, fishing, and manufacturing
Level of Development
Peru is considered a developing country with a human development index (HDI) ranking of 84 out of 189 countries (2020)
Area
Approximately 496,200 square kilometers

Embark on a journey of discovery in Peru 🇵🇪, where ancient ruins 🏛️, vibrant culture 🎉, and breathtaking landscapes 🏞️ await. Explore the majestic Machu Picchu, indulge in the delicious cuisine, and immerse yourself in the colorful traditions of this enchanting country. Plan your trip to Peru today!

Peru is a South American country known for its diverse culture, history, and natural beauty. It is home to the ancient Inca civilization, the magnificent Andes mountains, the Amazon rainforest, and stunning beaches on the Pacific coast.

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  • Arequipa, Peru
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  • Cusco, Peru
  • Cuzco, Trujillo, Peru
  • Humantay Lake, Peru
  • Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Pucallpa, Peru
  • La Merced, Peru
  • Lima, Perú
  • Machu Picchu , Machu Picchu, Peru
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  • Paron Lake, Peru
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  • Rainbow Mountain, Cusco, Peru
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  • Supay Beach, Peru
  • titicaca lake, Puno, Peru
  • Trujillo, Peru
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Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in Peru include:

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    Machu Picchu: a 15th-century Inca citadel located in the Andes mountains, known for its breathtaking views and ancient architecture.

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    The Nazca Lines: a series of ancient geoglyphs located in the Nazca Desert, known for their intricate designs and mysterious origins.

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    Lake Titicaca: a large, deep lake located on the border of Peru and Bolivia, known for its unique indigenous cultures and floating islands.

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    Colca Canyon: a deep canyon located in southern Peru, known for its stunning natural beauty and Andean condors.

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    The Amazon Rainforest: the largest rainforest in the world, spanning several South American countries, including Peru.

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    The Peruvian Coast: Peru has a long coastline on the Pacific Ocean, with beautiful beaches, fishing villages, and ancient archaeological sites.

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    The Sacred Valley: a region in the Andes mountains near Cusco, known for its beautiful scenery, traditional villages, and ancient ruins.

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    The Inca Trail: a popular hiking trail that leads to Machu Picchu, with breathtaking views and ancient Inca ruins along the way.

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    The Huascarán National Park: a national park located in the Cordillera Blanca mountain range, known for its glaciers, lakes, and diverse flora and fauna.

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    The Ballestas Islands: a group of islands located off the coast of Paracas, known for their diverse wildlife, including sea lions, penguins, and dolphins.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that Peru has to offer. The country is also known for its rich cultural heritage, with traditional dances, music, and handicrafts.

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