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. The inhabitants attend school for 15 years (tertiary education included).


Example of famous dishes in this country: Ceviche. 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.


Country territory measures 1,285,216 km², a postcode system is employed and the main cities are: Lima, Trujillo, Santiago De Surco, San Juan De Lurigancho, Ica. Lima serves as this nation's capital and the country shares a border with Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador. Here are the different languages spoken in the country: Aymara, Quechua, Spanish.


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


The currency ISO code is PEN and the currency symbol is S/.. In 2021 the GDP was $223,249,497,500 USD, placing it at position 49 in the market. You need to pay 13.90S/. (around $3.57 USD) for a Big Mac at McDonald's ©.

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