Peru

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11/10/14
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Points of Interst

RELIGION


  1. The predominant religion is Roman Catholic, but there is a scattering of other Christian faiths. Indigenous Peruvians, however, have blended Catholicism and their traditional beliefs.


Peru official languages

  1. Spanish


    Quechua


    Aymara



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major ethnic groups

Peru is a multicultural country formed by the amalgamation of different cultures and ethnicity over thousands of years. american indians inhabited the land for over ten millennia before the Spanish conquest in the 16th century; their cultures and influence represent the foundation of today's Peru

Holidays/Festivals

The following are official Peruvian national holidays:

1 January: New Year's Day

March - April: Semana Santa (Easter). National celebrations include a colourful parade in Cuzco honouring the patron saint Nuestro Señor de los Temblores, on Easter Monday and Maundy Thursday. The week is celebrated in several towns and villages in the highlands. The celebrations are a real spectacle, but keep in mind it's a national holiday which means the Peruvians all head for the popular tourist attractions as well. Hotels and domestic flights can be fully booked during this period.

1 May: Labor Day

29 June: San Pedro y San Pablo

28 and 29 July: Fiestas Patrias (Independence Day)

30 August: Santa Rosa di Lima

8 October: Battle ofAngamos

1 November: All Saints

8 December: Immaculate Conception

25 December: Christmas

economy

peru does exports and a little bit of tourism

Customs/ Traditions

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