PERU

Name: Republic of Peru Area: 1,285,216 square kilometers.

Population : 29'885,340 inhabitants.

Capital : Lima, one of the American metropolis , where perfectly combines modernity with a magnificent past full of tradition.

Languages: The official languages ​​are Castilian and Quechua .

Currency: Nuevo Sol ( Change: . $ 1.00 = S / 2.80)

Time Zone : GMT ( UTC ) -05: 00 hrs. ( valid throughout Peru , all year)

Location : Peru is located in the center of South America. In the central and western part of South America.

 

Natural regions : three regions , according to the shape and relief of the country : Costa , Sierra and Selva

Limits: to the north by Ecuador and Colombia , on the south by Chile, on the east by Brazil and Bolivia , and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.

 

Climate: The average temperature Costa is always smooth and nice and almost never rains. In the Sierra the temperature is cool with some colder areas , but temperatures are bearable gsneral a rainy season not beyond December to April . Jungle ( Amazon Region ) always hot and it rains almost all year .

 

Main products: fishmeal , corn , sugar cane , cotton, coffee , wool , processed minerals, petroleum refining and textiles.

GASTRONOMY

Peruvian cuisine blends Amerindian and Spanish food with strong influences from Chinese, African, Arab, Italian, and Japanese cooking. Common dishes include anticuchos, ceviche, and pachamanca. Peru's varied climate allows the growth of diverse plants and animals good for cooking.Peru's diversity of ingredients and cooking techniques is receiving worldwide

Limits: to the north by Ecuador and Colombia , on the south by Chile, on the east by Brazil and Bolivia , and on the west by the Pacific Ocean.

 

Climate: The average temperature Costa is always smooth and nice and almost never rains. In the Sierra the temperature is cool with some colder areas , but temperatures are bearable gsneral a rainy season not beyond December to April . Jungle ( Amazon Region ) always hot and it rains almost all year .

 

Main products: fishmeal , corn , sugar cane , cotton, coffee , wool , processed minerals, petroleum refining and textiles.

Peru is one of the most important centers of tourist and cultural attraction in the world . In its territory the Amazon River , the longest river in the world and was born ( according to recent studies extension exceeds the Nile ) and shares with Bolivia Lake Titicaca, the highest in the world. In Peru you can find almost all climates of the planet at the same time .

 

The country is divided into 24 departments and one Constitutional Province (El Callao)

PEOPLE, LANGUAGE , RELIGION

AND GOVERNMENT

Peruvian culture is primarily rooted in Amerindian and Spanish traditions, though it has also been influenced by various Asian, African, and other European ethnic groups. Peruvian artistic traditions date back to the elaborate pottery, textiles, jewelry, and sculpture of Pre-Inca cultures. The Incas maintained these crafts and made architectural achievements including the construction of Machu Picchu. Baroque dominated colonial art, though modified by native traditions.

© 2016 by Mi Casa peru Colorado ©