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:

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')

Map of Перу

Map of Перу

Languages and dialects spoken in Перу

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    Indigenous languages

Found 70 language names


Language Names Recordings Available
Агуаруна [Peru]
Амауака [Peru]
Арабела [Peru]
Achuar [Peru]
Ashaninca: Satipo [Apurimac]
Ashaninka: Apurimac
Asheninca Pajonal [Peru]
Asheninca Pichis [Peru]
Bora [Peru]
Bora: Mirana [Peru]
Candoshi-Shapra [Peru]
Capanahua [Peru]
Caquinte [Peru]
Cashibo [Peru]
Central Aymara [Bolivia]
Chayahuita [Peru]
Cocama-Cocamilla: Cocama [Peru]
Cocama-Cocamilla: Cocamilla [Peru]
Harakmbut [Madre de Dios]
Huambisa [Peru]
Huitoto, Muinane [Peru]
Iquito [Peru]
Jaqaru: Kawki [Peru]
Jebero [Peru]
Kashinawa [Peru]
Mai [Peru]
Matses [Peru]
Matsiguenga [Peru]
Nanti [Cusco]
Nomatsiguenga [Peru]
Ocaina [Peru]
Orejon: Nebaji [Peru]
Quechua, Ambo-Pasco [Huanuco, Ambo]
Quechua, Ancash: Conchucos Norte [Ancash, POMABAMBA]
Quechua, Ancash, Corongo [Peru]
Quechua, Ancash: Huaraz [Peru]
Quechua, Ancash, Huaylas [Peru]
Quechua, Ancash, Sihuas [Peru]
Quechua: Andahuaylas [Peru]
Quechua, Apurimac [Peru]
Quechua, Arequipa: La Union
Quechua, Ayacucho [Peru]
Quechua, Cajamarca [Peru]
Quechua, Chincha [Peru]
Quechua, Chiquian Ancash [Peru]
Quechua, Classical [Peru]
Quechua, Cuzco [Uttarakhand]
Quechua, Cuzco: Caylloma [Peru]
Quechua Huamalies Dos de Mayo [Peru]
Quechua, Huanuco [Peru]
Quechua, Huanuco, Panao [Peru]
Quechua, Junin [Peru]
Quechua, Lambayeque [Peru]
Quechua, Margos [Peru]
Quechua, Pasco, Santa Ana De Tusi [Peru]
Quechua, Pastaza, Southern [Peru]
Quechua, Puno [Peru]
Quechua, San Martin [Peru]
Quechua, Southern Conchucos Ancash [Peru]
Quechua, Wanca, Huancayo [Peru]
Quechua, Yauyos: Madean [Peru]
Sharanahua [Peru]
Sharanahua: Mastanawa [Peru]
Shipibo-Conibo [Peru]
Spanish: Latin America [Colombia]
Urarina [Peru]
Yagua [Peru]
Yaminawa [Bolivia]
Yanesha [Peru]
Yine [Peru]

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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