Peru Statistics

  • Capital: Lima
  • Population: 29,849,303
  • GDP: $325,400,000,000 (USD)
  • Total Area:
    496,225 (sq miles)
    1,285,216 (sq kilometers)
  • Currency: nuevo sol (PEN)

Peru Facts

  • Peru Facts... The Andes have more people living in them than any other mountain range in the world. The highest home in the world is a... Learn More
  • Eating and Recipes... A polite guest eats all the food that is offered. Table manners are important in Peru. The continental style of eating is followed with both... Learn More
  • Family... The family is important in Peru. The father is the undisputed head of the family, while the mother spends most of her time directing... Learn More
  • Fashion... Although Western-style clothing is worn regularly in Lima, the capital, and other urban areas, rural campesinos (farmers) often wear traditional clothing related to their ethnic... Learn More


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