Peru: all about this country and its main places!

latitude: -10.11886 / longitude: -76.64382

General information


This country offers several reputable universities like Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru. On average citizens spend 15 years in school (including higher education).


In 2021 the GDP was $223,249,497,500 USD, placing it at position 49 in the market. The price for a Big Mac in this country is 13.90S/. (around $3.57 USD). The local currency (PEN) is represented by the symbol S/..


The following languages are spoken by the nation's citizens: Aymara, Quechua, Spanish. Lima serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador. The country has a 1,285,216 km² area, they use a postcode system and the primary cities are: Lima, Trujillo, Santiago De Surco, San Juan De Lurigancho, Ica.


This nation has UNESCO World Heritage Sites: City of Cuzco, Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, Chavin (Archaeological Site), Huascarán National Park, Chan Chan Archaeological Zone. Interesting food you need to try here: Ceviche.


With a birth growth rate at 0.50%, the median age is 29.10 years. This country represents 0.42% of the world's population with about 31,488,700 individuals.

Good to know is a good place to find out more details on this country. The ISO code is PE, the domain name ".pe" is used by the country's websites, telephone numbers begin with +51


ISO code PE
Capital Lima
Population 31,488,700
World percentage 0.42%
Median age 29.10 years
Population growth rate 0.50%
Main cities
Spoken languages Aymara, Quechua, Spanish
GDP (2021) $223,249,497,500
GDP position #49
Big Mac local price 13.90S/.
Big Mac USD price $3.57
Currency code PEN
Currency symbol S/.
School life expectancy 15 years
National dish Ceviche
TLD .pe
Phone prefix +51