Peru By : Chelsey Warren :)
The magnificent Country of peru :)
The Culture of Peru :)
Type of Government
Name of leader and title
3 Tourists attractions
2 The vast adobe city of Chan Chan in Peru was the largest city in pre-Columbian America. It is estimated that around 30,000 people lived in the city. The centre of Chan Chan consists of several walled citadels which housed ceremonial rooms, burial chambers and temples. The city was built by the Chimu around 850 AD and lasted until its conquest by the Inca Empire in 1470 AD.
3 Located on the northern coast, Máncora is a small town featuring Peru’s best sandy beach, stretching for several kilometers along the Pacific. The town also boasts a large proportion of beach resorts, luxury restaurants and nightclubs for such a small town where the Pan-American Highway serves as the town’s main street. The consistently good waves makes Mancora a popular surfing destination while a raucous nightlife keeps visitors busy after the sun disappears.
Major Geographical Features
Along the west coast of Peru, a dry, almost rainless desert covers the land. It stretches from where the coastal plain of the Pacific Ocean to the Andes Mountain Range. Many of the mountains in this part of the Andes are volcanos. In the southern part of the Andes is a large highland plain, the Altiplano. Inside the Altiplano is Lake Titicaca, a large lake shared by Peru and its neighbor, Bolivia. Lastly, on the east side of the Andes is a rainy topical forest which stretches to the eastern border of Peru.