Peru

Major cities : Lima (Capital), San Juan de Lurigancho, San Martin de Porres, Ate and Comas.
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
IOC CodePER
Continent /
Peru CapitalLima
Name of the inhabitantsPeruvian
Motto
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, -4:00
International organizationUnited Nations
Union of South American Nations
Andean Community of Nations
G15
Group of 77
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Peru Head of state

President of the RepublicPedro Pablo Kuczynski (2016)
The president of the council of ministersFernando Zavala (2016)

Peru Religion

  1. Catholicism 90 %
  2. Other 10 %

Peru Data

City1,875
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

  1. Polar climate 30 %
  2. Oceanic climate 23 %
  3. Arid 11 %
  4. Semi-arid climate 9.6 %
  5. Tropical rainforest climate 7.3 %
  6. Arid 6.8 %
  7. Oceanic climate 4.5 %
  8. Tropical savanna climate 3.0 %
  9. Semi-arid climate 2.1 %
  10. Monsoon 1.6 %
  11. Oceanic climate 1.2 %

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
Cap. FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport

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Peru Hotel

Hotel Hatun QuillaHatun Quilla
Cusco
Located 800 metres from Cusco city centre and 1,5 km from the Sun temple, Hatun Quilla offers free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast. The rooms in Hatun Quilla feature either private or shared bathrooms, cable TVs, and DVD players... view more
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$US 20
Hotel Claro de LunaClaro de Luna
Máncora
Located right in front of Pocitas beach, Claro de Luna offers an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi in Máncora. All rooms offer splendid sea views. A garden and a terrace with hammocks are featured on site... view more
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$US 83
Hotel Casa Villa ArequipaCasa Villa Arequipa

Arequipa
Located in a quiet and safe area 5 km from Arequipa’s Main Square, Casa Villa Arequipa offers modern comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs. Breakfast is provided and there is a terrace overlooking the city... view more
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$US 29
Hotel Hostal SumacHostal Sumac
Ica
The green- and pink-fronted Hostal Sumac offers an à la carte restaurant, free Wi-Fi and free continental breakfast in Ica. Ica's main square, the Plaza de Armas, is a 10-minute walk away. The guest rooms are simple, with colourful linen... view more
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$US 25
Hotel Hotel Casa de Campo UrubambaHotel Casa de Campo Urubamba

Urubamba
Located in the Valley of the Incas, Casa de Campo Urubamba is a rustic lodge featuring local stone and earth ware architecture. It offers comfortable accommodations, a spa and sauna... view more
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$US 45
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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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