Peru

Diverse in culture and climate

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Resources/Economy

Why is Peru rich in fish? Here's why! Aquaculture is the commercial raising of animals and plants that live in water. This is a growing trade (career) in Peru. Many upper-class and middle-class people also have fish as part of their daily diet.
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History

Who were the first people to settle in Peru? What impact did they have on the country? The Spanish were the first people to settle in Peru. The conquistador, Francisco Pizarro, explored Peru, with the Spanish. His exploration of the Incan empire led the way for Spain to settle most of South America. His impact made Spanish a main language in Peru.
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Culture

What is Peru's people's special food? Ceviche is a traditional Peruvian meal. Upper class and middle class people in Peru eat meat, fish, vegetables, poultry, and grain products. They season their main dishes with onions and hot peppers. The lower class people in Peru eat potatoes, beans, corn, squash, and soups made out of barley or wheat.
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Geography

Why does Peru have deserts? Certain regions of Peru are very hot and very dry. This leads to desert conditions.This is why Peru has many different deserts. Frequent droughts are increasing the desert areas, too.
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Peru - diverse in culture and climate - by Taylor Schultz (delta)