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Peru Introduction




Peru is the third largest country in South America. Only Brazil and Argentina cover a greater area. Peru is a land of enormous contrasts in landscape and climate. The country lies in western South America, along the Pacific Ocean.

A Short Background

After a dozen years of military rule, Peru returned to democratic leadership in 1980. In recent years, bold reform programs and significant progress in curtailing guerrilla activity and drug trafficking have resulted in solid economic growth.


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Topography of Peru - Read more about the geography and topography of Peru

History of Peru - Presents a detailed historical background and culture of Peru

Life & People of Peru - Study the characteristics, background, and details on the people of Peru

Local Cuisine of Peru - Find out delicious local cuisines of Peru

Holidays in Peru - Check out a list of the local holidays in Peru

Festivals in Peru - Learn about the festivals in Peru

Embassies of Peru - Provides an Embassy database for Peru

Administration facts of Peru - Learn about the governmental administration facts of Peru

Newstands in Peru - Browse through a collection of local online newspapers of Peru

Attractions in Peru - Discover the best places to visit, sight seeing, and tourist attractions in Peru

Maps of Peru - Discover a detailed map of Peru

Map Database of Peru - Browse a large collection of city, country, historical, political, thematic, and shaded relief maps of Peru

Flags of Peru - Uncover the flag images and description of the flag of Peru. Includes historical flags, symbols, and related information

Weather for cities of Peru - Browse weather forecast, hourly conditions, temperature, sunrise, sunset, and other weather related reports for the cities of Peru

Shopping in Peru - Find out the best places for shopping in Peru

Restaurants in Peru - Browse a list of eat-outs in Peru

Geography of Peru - Highlights the location, map references, area, land boundaries, climate, natural resources, land use, natural hazards, environment, and geography of Peru

People of Peru - Learn about the population, age structure, birth and death rate, sex ratio, nationality, ethnic groups, religions, languages, and literacy in Peru

Government and Politics in Peru - Profiles the country name, government type, administrative divisions, independence, national holiday, constitution, legal system, suffrage, executive, legislative, and judicial branches, political parties and leaders, and a flag description of Peru.

Economy of Peru - Study the GDP, growth rate, per capita, inflation, labor, budget, industries, exports, imports, currency, exchange rates, and economy of Peru

Communications in Peru - Browse statistics on telephones, mobile and cellular lines in use, radio broadcast stations, televisions, internet country code, ISP's, internet users, and facts on communications in Peru

Transportation in Peru - Offers statistical details on the railways, highways, waterways, ports & harbors, airports, and other facts on transportation in Peru

Military of Peru - Provides statistics on military branches, army, air force, navy, manpower, military service, expenditure, and facts on military in Peru

Transnational Issues of Peru - Explore international disputes and transnational issues of Peru


 





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