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Nationality: Peruvian
Languages: Spanish
Religions: Roman
Population: 30,444,999 ( July 2015 est. )
Median Age: 27.3%
Population Growth rate:  0.97%
Birth Rate:  1.83%
Daeath Rate: 0.60%
Capital: Lima
Electricity Production:  38.4 billion kWh
Electricity Exports: 2 million kWh
Electricity Import: 0 kWh
Telephone Landlines: 3.03 million
Telephone- Mobile Cellular:  31.7 million
Airports:191
Airports with Paved Runways: 59
Heliports: 5
Railways: 1854.4 km
Road Ways: 140,672 km
Water Ways: 8808 km
Passport Validity:   Must be valid at the time of entry

Introduction:

Ancient   Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of Incas whose empire was occupied by Spanish conquistadors in 1533.
Peruvian independence was declared in 1821 and remaining Spanish forces were defeated in 1824


Economy:


Peru's economy reflects its varied topography-an arid lowland coastal region, the central high sierra of the Andes , the dense forest of the Amazon with tropical lands bordering Colombia and Brazil




Facts Peru


  • Peru is the world's second largest producer of cocaine .
  • Peru's most famous sport is soccer
  • In the Peruvian Ocean we can find about over 700 fish species and 400 crustaceans .  20 out of 67 species of whales in the world as well .
  • The Nazca Lines are found in Peru. Many scientists ans experts in various areas attribute the Nazca Lines to being meant for aliens or perhaps the Nazca Indians were even helped by aliens in making lines
  • One of the highest train pass in the world is in Ticlio at 4815 meters above sea level
  • The Andes the world's second largest mountain chain rise rapidly from the coast to spectacular heights of over 20000 feet
  • Peru is the country on the central western coast of South America facing the Pacific Ocean
  • Peru was the homeland of the Inca Empire until 1533 when it was taken over by Spanish
  • Peru has 84 of the world's known 103 ecological zones and relishes in 28 different climates
  • Peru is classified as a developing country. About 40% of the population living in poverty
  • There are 1701 species of birds which is higher than any other country
  • In Peru you can find close to 1635 types of orchids ( 425 in the Machu Pichu area)



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