Peru

Cynthia Covarrubias World Geography November 7, 2014

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Who wouldn't want to come to a place who has fabulous ancient ruins, tasteful foods, diverse climates, and beautiful beaches? YOU don't want to be that person who misses out on everything! Come and visit Peru!

Religion

Most people in Peru follow the Roman Catholic religion. Indians have mixed Catholic Saints with Pre-Hispanic traditions to maintain ancient religion with the Catholic rituals. They belief that there is a heaven, purgatory, and hell.

Language

In Peru, they mainly speak Spanish. Their Hello is a simple "Hola".

People

The two major ethnic groups in Peru are the Quechua Indians and Mestizos.

Customs/Traditions

The main dish in Peru is Ceviche. Ceviche is a seafood dish made up of raw fish with lemon juice and chili pepper. They also take their dances seriously. Most of them relate to agriculture work, hunt, and war. One of the their many festivals is the celebration of The Virgin of Carmen. They honor the Virgin of Carmen because she is a saint for the Mestizos.

Economy

Peru is a developing economy country. They usually export raw materials and import manufactured goods. Also, their factories had helped them a lot. With the help of tax relief and trade protection, factories is one of the fastest way the economy has grown.

Holidays/Festivals

Peru was under the power of Spain. On July 28, Peru got its independence. Therefore, July 28 is a sacred day for Peruvians.
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