Peru is on the west coast of South America.

About the People

There are 31,377,000 people living in Peru. The official language is Spanish. People speak other languages too, but Spanish is used by the government and the media.

Landmarks in Peru

The most famous landmark in Peru is Machu Picchu. It was built by the Incas around the year 1450. Many people go to Peru to see Machu Picchu.
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This is the Peruvian flag.

Peruvian Food

Food in Peru is influenced by Spanish food, as well as other cultures in Europe, Asia, and Africa. One of the most popular dishes in Peru is called Ceviche. Cheviche is a lime seafood dish.