Country Profile Peru

Jun 29, 2012 by Patricia Maroday

Country Profile PeruAncient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533.

  • Capital: Lima
  • Population: 29,549,517 (July 2011 est.)
  • Currency: Nuevo Sol (PEN)
  • Language:
    • Español (official)
    • Quechua (official)
    • Aymara
    • Gran cantidad de lenguas amazónicas menores
  • Time zone: UTC-5
  • Government: Constitutional Republic
  • Country Dialing Code: +51
  • Emergency Number: 105 to call police
  • National Airline: LAN Peru
  • Voltage: 220
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Patricia Maroday

I’m Mercatrade’s co-founder and enthusiastic team member. I blog, I travel and I love the the combination of marketing, technology and Latin America.

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