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Places in Peru

Find information on almost all places in Peru. Whether you are looking for information on regions in Peru or information on cities and places in Peru, this website is the right place in the web to start your search.

Facts and figures about Peru at a glance

Peru is a sovereign country on the continent of South America. Peru covers a total area of 1,285,220.0 km2 and has a population of approximately 29,907,003 people.

The capital of Peru is Lima (Lima) with a population of 7,737,002 people.

Facts and figures about Peru
PeruPE1,285,220.0 km229,907,003 people23.3

Population density in Peru
Population density
23.3 p/km2 (very low)
Very low population density in Peru
Peru: Very low population density

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Map of Peru

Map of Peru

Hotels in Peru

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Information on Peru

Information on Peru
NameOfficial nameCodeStatusRegionsCapitalContinent
PeruRepublic of PeruPESovereign country26 Lima LimaSouth America

Time in Peru

Time in Peru
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Wed, 22 Mar 2023 - 8:41amNoWed, 22 Mar 2023 - 8:41amUTC -5.0America/Lima

Currency in Peru

Currency in Peru

Languages in Peru

Languages in Peru
Aymara, Quechua, Spanish

Neighbouring countries of Peru

Neighbouring countries of Peru
Neighbouring countries
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador

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Telecommunication in Peru

Telecommunication in Peru
International calling codeInternet top level domain (TLD)

Latitude & Longitude of Peru

Latitude & Longitude of Peru
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map10°00'00.0"S (-10.0000000°)75°15'00.0"W (-75.2500000°)

Regions in Peru

Regions in Peru
There are 26 primary administrative regions in Peru. Have a closer look at the regions in Peru.

Largest places in Peru

There are 21 places in Peru with a population of more than 100,000 people.
Largest places in Peru
Lima Lima1.7,737,002
Arequipa Arequipa2.841,130
Callao Callao3.813,264
Trujillo Trujillo4.747,450
Chiclayo Chiclayo5.577,375
Iquitos Iquitos6.437,620
Huancayo Huancayo7.376,657
Piura Piura8.325,466
Chimbote Chimbote9.316,966
Cusco Cusco10.312,140
Pucallpa Pucallpa11.310,750
Tacna Tacna12.280,098
Ica Ica13.246,844
Juliaca Juliaca14.245,675
Sullana Sullana15.160,789
Chincha Alta Chincha Alta16.153,076
Huanuco Huánuco17.147,959
Ayacucho Ayacucho18.140,033
Cajamarca Cajamarca19.135,000
Puno Puno20.116,552
Tumbes Tumbes21.109,223

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External sources of information on Peru

Peru on Wikipedia

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Search places in Peru by first letter

If you prefer you can search any place in Peru by first letter. Just click on the respective first letter in the index of places in Peru. All places in Peru starting with this letter will be listed. Also sometimes the full name of a certain place maybe unknown. Then this search option may also be usefull for searching such places in Peru.

Follow the hierarchy in Peru

You can click your way through the hierarchy starting from the continent South America, over a region in Peru to a certain place or city in Peru, as all places and cities in Peru are linked hierarchically to each other. The actual hierarchy is always displayed in the breadcrumb navigation, so you can always see exactly where you are.