Facts and stats about Peru

29.85 million

Population. Ranked 42nd in 2013.


GDP per capita. Ranked 76th in 2012.


Bolivia 1,075 km, Brazil 2,995 km, Chile 171 km, Colombia 1,800 km, Ecuador 1,420 km
Largest city Lima - 5,681,941
Capital city Lima - 5,681,941
Major language Spanish, Quechua, Aymara
Major religion Christianity
Monetary unit nuevo sol
Prime minister Cesar Villanueva
Alternative names Republic of Peru, Republica del Peru, Peru
Groups Catholic countries, Christian countries, Emerging markets, Former Spanish colonies, Latin America and Caribbean, Religious countries, World

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