Major cities : Lima (Capital).
Available Information : Head of state, Religion, Number of inhabitants, Area, Gross domestic product, Inflation, Map, Hotel, Weather and Climate.

Peru Information

ISO 3166-1PE - PER - 604
NATO country codePE - PER
FIPS 10-4 codePE
Continent /
Peru CapitalLima
Name of the inhabitantsPeruvian
Peru National anthemSomos libres, seámoslo siempre
Peru National Day28 July
Peru Currency Peruvian nuevo sol (PEN)
Peru 18 %
Peru Calling code+51
Peru Country domain code .pe
Peru Vehicle registration platePE
Traveling direction Right
Time zone UTC -5:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Union of South American Nations
Andean Community of Nations
Group of 77
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Peru Head of state

President of the RepublicAlan García (2006)
Prime ministerRosario Fernández (2011)

Peru Religion

  1. Catholicism 90 %
  2. Other 10 %

Peru Data

Area1,285,220 km² (496,226 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants28,503,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 22.2 /km² (57.4 /sq mi)
Length of coastline2,414 km
Perimeter7,950 km
Life expectancy73.7 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 9.6 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.723 (2010)
Gross domestic product108 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 5.5 %
3,777 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)212 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
7,437 US$ per capita
Inflation2.0 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BBB+ (Stable, 19 august 2013)
  • Fitch: BBB+ (Stable, 23 october 2013)
  • Moody's: A3 (Stable, 2 july 2014)
  • Dagong: BBB+ (Stable, 20 october 2010)

Peru Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Natural gas
  2. Petroleum
  3. Coal
  4. Copper
  5. Timber
  6. Gold
  7. Fish
  8. Silver
  9. Iron
  10. Potash
  11. Phosphate
  12. Hydroelectricity

Peru Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Corn
  3. Potatoes
  4. Grapes
  5. Dairy products
  6. Barley
  7. Bananas
  8. Pineapples
  9. Sugarcane
  10. Coffee
  11. Cotton
  12. Plantains
  13. Fish
  14. Mangoes
  15. Lemons
  16. Poultry
  17. Rice
  18. Beef
  19. Pork
  20. Palm oil
  21. Coca
  22. Cocoa
  23. Apples
  24. Pears
  25. Onions
  26. Asparagus
  27. Tomatoes
  28. Oranges
  29. Guavas
  30. Medicinal plants
  31. Marigold
  32. Dry beans
  33. Guinea pigs

Peru Border

  1. Brazil Brazil 1,560 km
  2. Colombia Colombia 1,496 km
  3. Ecuador Ecuador 1,420 km
  4. Bolivia Bolivia 900 km
  5. Chile Chile 160 km

Peru Map

Peru Climate (Capital)

  1. Arid 100 %

Peru Weather (Lima)

Peru Electricity

Voltage220 V
Frequency60 Hz
Power plugPower plug : A Power plug : B Power plug : C
Power socketPower socket : A Power socket : B Power socket : C

Airport Peru

Jorge Chávez International AirportAlejandro Velasco Astete International AirportRodríguez Ballón International Airport
Iquitos (Coronel F.S. Vigneta)PiuraTarapoto
PucallpaCap. FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International AirportChiclayo

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Peru Hotel

Hotel Hatun Wasi HostelHatun Wasi Hostel

Hatun Wasi is a pleasant hostel with free Wi-Fi in Huarez, 15-minutes walk from the main square. The panoramic rooftop terrace and kitchen offer scenic mountain views... view more
$US 19
Hotel Hotel La Casa De Mi AbuelaHotel La Casa De Mi Abuela

Featuring a garden with a swimming pool, a restaurant and a bar, Hotel La Casa De Mi Abuela offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and TV sets in Arequipa. Free parking is provided. The Main Square is a 10-minute walk away... view more
$US 62
Hotel Inti Ñan HotelInti Ñan Hotel

Offering an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi and free breakfast, Inti Ñan Hotel is located in Urubamba. It is a 15-minute walk from Urubamba town centre. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV and cable channels... view more
$US 80
Hotel Tiffani'sTiffani's

Located in downtown Trujillo, Tiffany´s offers practical town accommodation with flowery bedding a 20-minute drive from Huanchacho Beach. Services include free Wi-Fi in public areas and a 24-hour reception desk... view more
$US 35
Hotel Terra Andina Hotel CuscoTerra Andina Hotel Cusco

This converted colonial mansion is just 200 metres from Cusco Train Station and 4 blocks from the city’s main square. All of Terra Andina’s rooms feature pure cotton linen, cable TV and free Wi-Fi... view more
$US 69
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Peru Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 16Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1304
WinterParticipation : 1Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 17Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1304
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