Peru

Peru is the Place Per-U

Maggie's Resources

Peru has many natural resources such as silver, gold, lead, copper, zinc, iron ore, and petroleum. Lots of minerals! It also has big forests which makes timber a great resource. Since the ocean borders part of Peru, fish is an important resource to Peru.

Maggie's News and Economy in Peru Paragraph

News

Much is going on in Peru. Currently President Humala is making a trip to Canada to strengthen ties between Peru and Canada. Also, one of Peru's main Tourism sight has improved security cameras to protect Machu Picchu from streaking tourists. There are also 14 Peruvians who won scholarships to study at a university in France. One of the coolest things that happened is that Peru has discovered a new Lizard species! It was found in a forest of Kosnipata Valley of Manu's national park. It was called Potamites erythrocularis.

Economy

Peru is the fastest growing economy. It has a high level of foreign trade. Trade and industry are centralized in Lima. Some of the main exports from peru are copper, gold, zinc, fish, etc. which you may see are peru's natural rescources. It has many trade partners such as the United States, China, Brazil, European Union, and Chile. Not only is Peru focused on trade and export, signing free trade agreement with many of its trade partners including the United States, but they have dropped the unemployment rate steadily over the years.

Maggie's Five Famous People

Jorge Vinatea Reynoso(1900-1931) was an artist, painter, and famous cartoonist who was the firs Peruvian to make a comic strip with speech bubbles in 1922.

Nolberto Solano(39) is a midfielder on Peru's national soccer team.

Ceasar Vallejo(1892-1938) is a poet who wrote five plays. He is most known for his avant-garde poetry collection, Trilce.

Maria Julia Mantilla(29) is a model. She was the 2nd Peruvian "Miss World" after her Aunt won "Miss World" in 1969.

Yma Sumac(1922-2008) was a singer. She was known as a songbird. Yma was a soprano capable of a five octave scale. She was discovered in her boyfriends band when she was performing.

Nicole's Culture

Peru is a very well educated system in school learning. If you want your kid/ family member to be well eduacted, then pay a visit to Peru. We have a literacy rate of 92.9% in school.

Spanish is the native language spoken as well in Latin American. Lima, a city in Peru, is populated up to 7 million people. It is the largest and most modern Peruvian City.

Our country's major crops include asparagus, coffee, cotton, mangos, oragnes, bananas, apples, lemons, pears, medicinal plants, palmoil, etc.

Nicole's Peru Coins

Peru's coins include 1, 5, 10, 20 , and 50

Nicole's Map Physical Features

Nicole's Survival List

  • Short sleeve shirt(So you don't get hot in the burning run)
  • Sunscreen(so you won't burn in the sun)
  • Water(when you get thirsty)
  • Food(in case you get hungry)
  • Shorts(so you're not sweating)
  • Sunglasses(because it might be sunny)
  • Flashlight(if it's dark)
  • Lighter (if you're ever cold in the forest or need fire)
  • Map (so you don't get lost)
  • Backpack (so you can carry everything in there)

Kayla's 10 Things To Do

  • Vist the world famous incan city of Machu picchu
  • Explore the Amazon rainforest
  • Hike the Colca canyon
  • Tour the floating island of lake Titicaca
  • Fly over the mysterious Nazca lines
  • Sandboarding gaint sand dunes in Huacaching
  • Surfing in mancora
  • discover the sacred valled of the incas
  • Sight seeing in Lima
  • Trekking the cordillera blanca in Huaraz

Nicole's Government

Peru is divided into 25 regions. The capital of Lima is a province and not part of any region. Peru was governed under the constitution of 1993, which declared Peru to be a republic with a centralized form of government. In Peru, their coins are 1, 5, 10, 20, and 50. Many large stores and tourists accept USA dollars as well.
Peruvian National Anthem (8-bit remix)