Independence from Spain
The war for independence from Spain started in 1810 and lasted until 1824. The revolution was led by Jose de San Martin of Argentina and Simon Bolivar of Venezuela. They gained their independence July 28 1821.
The flag was introduced 1825. Some flags have different emblems in the middle.
Machu Picchu was built around 1450 and was an Inca city.
The Andes mountains are one of the largest mountains and go through all around South America
Peru's population is 27,947,000. the capital of Peru is Lima. Peru has 496,224 square miles of land. The main language is Spanish. Their religion is Roman Catholic. Their currency is Nuevo sol.
Peru is a democratic republic. Their president right now is Ollanta Humala Tasso. It borders Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile.
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