Peru

By Linda Do

Capital

The capital is Lima. Lima is the largest city in Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the country.

History Background

Peru's population is about 23 million,and is divided almost equally between the highlands and the population centres of the coast, and the division marks a sharp cultural as well as geographic divide. Almost half of Peru's people are Indian. While another one third or so are mestizo. About ten percent are of European

Major Cities

Flag

The colors are symbolized the Incas,and their lasting impact on the country. Red and White coat of arms centered in the white bands. It is also chosen by Jose De San Martin.

Is it controlled by another country?

Yes, it is controlled by spain

Why should people visit?

The best thing to do in Peru is definitely includ activities outside of Machu Picchu.

Where Is my country?

My country that I am doing is in Latin America.

Physical Features

Physical Features in Peru is mountains ranges,plateau,and rivers

Type of goverment

The type of government in Peru is Constitutional Republic.

Leader

The leader of Peru is Ollanta Humala. Who has been President of Peru since 2011.

The Currency

Peru currency is Nevo Solo. It is subdivided into 100 cents, called céntimos in Spanish.

The economic system

My economic system in Peru is Capitalism. Non-governmental organizations can sell goods and services to low-income people. It is poor.

Official Language

The official Language they speak in Peru is 84.1% Spanish,Quechua 13%,and Aymara1.7%

Was Peru controlled by another country?

Yes,Peru had controlled by another country,and it is Spain.

Did it gain independence?

Yes,it did gain independence in July 28 1821

Is it still controlled by another country?

No,it is still not controlled by another country.

What Tourists do?

The top Tourist attraction in Peru include everything from surfing,the Amazon rainforest,and even exploring Lima cruisine.