Come to Peru!

The most beautiful place in the world.

Enjoy the view.

Walk down a beautiful path and witness these breath-taking mountains

Climate and Terrain

Varies from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes. Western coastal plain , high and rugged Andes in center, eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin.

Natural Resources

The resources in Peru are copper, silver, gold, petroleum, timber, fish, iron ore, coal, phosphate, potash, hydro-power, natural gas.

Agriculture

Land use:

agricultural land: 18.8%

arable land 3.1%; permanent crops 1.1%; permanent pasture 14.6%

forest: 53%

other: 28.2% (2011 est.)

Irrigated land:

11,960 sq km (2003)

Total renewable water resources:

1,913 cu km (2011)

Freshwater withdrawal (domestic/industrial/agricultural):

total: 19.34 cu km/yr (8%/10%/82%)

per capita: 727.6 cu m/yr (2005)

Agriculture - products:

Artichokes, asparagus, avocados, blueberries, coffee, cocoa, cotton, sugarcane, rice, potatoes, corn, plantains, grapes, oranges, pineapples, guavas, bananas, apples, lemons, pears, coca, tomatoes, mangoes, barley, medicinal plants, quinoa, palm oil, marigold, onion, wheat, dry beans; poultry, beef, pork, dairy products; guinea pigs; fish

Nationality and Citzens

Nationality:

noun: Peruvian(s)

adjective: Peruvian

Ethnic groups:

Amerindian 45%, mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 37%, white 15%, black, Japanese, Chinese, and other 3%

Languages:

Spanish (official) 84.1%, Quechua (official) 13%, Aymara (official) 1.7%, Ashaninka 0.3%, other native languages (includes a large number of minor Amazonian languages) 0.7%, other (includes foreign languages and sign language) 0.2% (2007 est.)

Religions:

Roman Catholic 81.3%, Evangelical 12.5%, other 3.3%, none 2.9% (2007 est.)

Citation

this information was gathered from World Factbook.com and Google.com