Перу

Information about Перу

Region:Северная и Южная Америка
Capital:LIMA
Population:29,461,933
Area (sq km):1,285,216
FIPS Country Code:PE
ISO Country Code:PE
GRN Office:Grabaciones Buenas Nuevas Peru

Peru facts and figures

Geography: dry coastal area, high Andean plateau and Amazon jungles.

Capital: Lima 7.5 million.

Peoples: Amerindian 54.7%. Mestizo 32%. White 12%. Other 1.3%.

Official languages: Spanish and Quechua.

Total languages: 92 (25 with a New Testament).

Literacy: 87%.

Economy: Desperate poverty.

Religion: Religious freedom, but the Catholic Church receives preferential treatment.

(Some of the above data from 'Operation World')

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Languages and dialects spoken in Перу

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People Groups in Перу

Achuar Jivaro; Afro-Peruvian; Aguaruna; Amahuaca; Amarakaire; Americans, U.S.; Amuesha; Apurucayali Asheninca; Arabela; Ashaninca; Asheninca Perene; Asheninca, Pichis; Asheninka, Pajonal; Asheninka, South Ucayali; Asheninka, Ucayali-Yurua; Aymara, Central; Aymara, Southern; Bora; British; Candoshi; Capanahua; Caquinte; Cashibo-Cacataibo; Chamicura; Chayahuita; Chilean; Cogapacori; Cujareno, Mashco Piro; Deaf; Ese Ejja; German; Greek; Han Chinese, Cantonese; Huachipaire; Huambiza; Injerto, Asian / Peruvians; Iquito; Isconahua; Japanese; Jaqaru; Jebero; Jew, Spanish Speaking; Kaxinawa, Cashinahua; Kokama; Kulina; Machiguenga; Marinawa; Matses; Muinane; Muinane Huitoto; Mulatto; Nomatsiguenga; Ocaina; Orejon; Peruvian; Piro; Pisabo; Quechua, Ambo-Pasco; Quechua, Apurimac; Quechua, Arequipa; Quechua, Ayacucho; Quechua, Cajamarca; Quechua, Cerro de Pasco; Quechua, Chachapoyas; Quechua, Chincha; Quechua, Chiquian Ancash; Quechua, Corongo Ancash; Quechua, Cuzco; Quechua, Huallaga; Quechua, Huamalies; Quechua, Huaylas Ancash; Quechua, Jauja Huancayo; Quechua, Jungle; Quechua, Lambayeque; Quechua, Margos Chaulan; Quechua, Northern Conchucos Ancash; Quechua, North Junin; Quechua, North Lima; Quechua, Pacaroas; Quechua, Pachitea; Quechua, Pasco-Yanahuanca; Quechua, Puno; Quechua, Sihuas Ancash; Quechua, Southern Conchucos Ancash; Quechua, Southern Huancayo; Quechua, Southern Pastaza; Quechua, Yauyos; Quichua, Lowland Napo; Quichua, Tigre, Bobonaza; Romani, Calo; Russian; Secoya; Shipibol; Spanish, Loreto-Ucayali; Ticuna; Uitoto, Murui Huitoto; Urarina; Yagua; Yaminahua, Chitonajuas; Yaminawa; Yora; Zambo, Mulatto;

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