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Peru FlagMajor cities : Lima (Capital), San Juan de Lurigancho, San Martin de Porres, Ate and Comas.
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Peru Information

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ISO 3166-1PE - PER - 604
NATO country codePE - PER
FIPS 10-4 codePE
ContinentAmericas / South America
Peru Capital Lima
Official languageAymara
Name of the inhabitantsPeruvian
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
Group of 77
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Peru National anthemSomos libres, seámoslo siempre

Peru Head of state

The president of the council of ministersPedro Cateriano (2020)
Mirtha Vásquez (2021)
President of the RepublicPedro Castillo (2021)

Peru Religion

List of the main religions practiced in Peru.

  1. Catholicism 90 %
  2. Other 10 %

Peru Data

Different data, numbers and statistics of Peru (Inhabitants, population, economy).

Area1,285,220 km² (496,226 sq mi)
Population32,162,000 inhabitants (2018) Chart
Population Density 25.0 /km² (64.8 /sq mi)
Length of coastline2,414 km
Perimeter7,950 km
Life expectancy75.5 Year (2015), ♀ : 78.0 Year, ♂ : 73.1 Year
Average years of schooling 9.0 Year (2015)
Human Development Index 0.750 (2018)
Gross domestic product225 Billions US$ (2018) Chart
Annual change: 4.0 %
7,002 US$ per capita
Unemployment6.7 % of labor force (2018) Chart
Inflation1.3 % (2018) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: BBB+ (Stable, 19 August 2013)
  • Fitch: BBB+ (Stable, 23 October 2013)
  • Moody's: A3 (Stable, 23 August 2017)
  • Dagong: BBB+ (Stable, 0 September 2014)

Peru Chart

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Population, Gross domestic product, Unemployment, Inflation

Peru Covid-19

Incident rate4,855.80
Case fatality ratio3.33996 %
Last updated : 2 April 2021

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

Peru's border with 5 other countries. The list of Border countries of Peru below classified by border length (in kilometers).

  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

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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)

Today's weather and weather forecasts of Peru for the next days to come (The measurements and forecasts are those of Lima).

Peru Electricity

Electrical standard in Peru (voltage, power outlet ...)

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

Peru Airport

Below, find a list of the main Airport of Peru classified by annual passenger transit.

Jorge Chávez International AirportAlejandro Velasco Astete International AirportRodríguez Ballón International Airport
Cap. FAP Carlos Martínez de Pinillos International Airport

Peru Hotel

Here is a list of hotel in Peru selected by our teams for their qualities. Click the hotel of your choice to find out the availability of rooms by your travel dates.

Hotel Hatun QuillaHatun Quilla
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
$US 20
Hotel Claro de LunaClaro de Luna
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
$US 83
Hotel Casa Villa ArequipaCasa Villa 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
$US 29
Hotel Hostal SumacHostal Sumac
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
$US 25
Hotel Hotel Casa de Campo UrubambaHotel Casa de Campo 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
$US 45
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Peru Olympic Games

List of participations in the Summer and Winter Olympics of Peru and the number of medals won.

SummerParticipation : 18Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1304
WinterParticipation : 2Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 0000
TotalParticipation : 20Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 1304
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