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Complete details about Peru in South America with capital city Lima

Country NamePeru (Perú/Piruw)
Country CodePER
Capital CityLima
ContinentSouth America
RegionSouth America
Independence Year1821
Population25662000
Surface Area1285216.0
Life Expectancy70.0 years
GNP64140.0 (old 65186.0)
Government FormRepublic

Spoken Languages

Aimará [official]     (2.3%)
Ket?ua [official]     (16.4%)
Spanish [official]     (79.8%)

Major Cities

Lima, Lima     (population 6464693)
Arequipa, Arequipa     (population 762000)
Trujillo, La Libertad     (population 652000)
Chiclayo, Lambayeque     (population 517000)
Callao, Callao     (population 424294)
Iquitos, Loreto     (population 367000)
Chimbote, Ancash     (population 336000)
Huancayo, Junín     (population 327000)
Piura, Piura     (population 325000)
Cusco, Cusco     (population 291000)
Pucallpa, Ucayali     (population 220866)
Tacna, Tacna     (population 215683)
Ica, Ica     (population 194820)
Sullana, Piura     (population 147361)
Juliaca, Puno     (population 142576)
Huánuco, Huanuco     (population 129688)
Ayacucho, Ayacucho     (population 118960)
Chincha Alta, Ica     (population 110016)
Cajamarca, Cajamarca     (population 108009)
Puno, Puno     (population 101578)
Ventanilla, Callao     (population 101056)
Castilla, Piura     (population 90642)

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From @ozonizing on Mon Nov 20 05:03:47 EST 2017 RT @claudiacisneros: La inmunda escopeta de dos cañones aprista, siempre bien aceitada, siempre bien calibrada. ¿Por qué no la planteó dura?
From @wongiky on Mon Nov 20 05:03:47 EST 2017 RT @TheTravllvibes: Machu Picchu, Peru ?? https://t.co/j4smhcmBdn
From @mariademansilla on Mon Nov 20 05:03:45 EST 2017 RT @MarisaGlave: Hemos visto cómo el Fujimorismo se quita la careta y saca su lado autoritario. @lamula pone la versión digital de "Estado?
From @TravelBoecker on Mon Nov 20 05:03:45 EST 2017 #Travel to the greatest cities in #Peru and enjoy a mix of local food and #culture, #archaeology and #history. https://t.co/JmopIcYrkD #TTOT
From @BZo___ on Mon Nov 20 05:03:36 EST 2017 RT @brfootball: It?s real, Peru. https://t.co/I330KDf8zO
From @diegogw77 on Mon Nov 20 05:03:30 EST 2017 RT @geogabout: The evolution of the Ucayali River in Peru over 30 years shows meander movement and creation of oxbow lake via @JaviTannhaus?
From @adrianaramb on Mon Nov 20 05:03:30 EST 2017 RT @pictoline: ¡Perú es el último invitado al Mundial! ???? Latinoamérica está lista para Rusia 2018 ?????????????????? https://t.co/CRl5W?
From @sumanthm3 on Mon Nov 20 05:03:19 EST 2017 Machu Picchu, Peru ?? https://t.co/is3oPh9MzY
From @TiyaDasi on Mon Nov 20 05:03:05 EST 2017 RT @rishabhsahni77: #??????_???????_???_??????? #18Nov_BlackDay Haryana Police and Haryana govt attack on Innocent people we want Justice?
From @futebolasticos on Mon Nov 20 05:02:56 EST 2017 NA COPA! Após 35 anos, o Peru está de volta a uma Copa do Mundo, será sua 5° participação. #peru? https://t.co/Bu765EW0LN
From @Peru____sona on Mon Nov 20 05:02:53 EST 2017 @nichinichisou_B ???????????3??????????
From @ElCali013 on Mon Nov 20 05:02:44 EST 2017 Cómo olvidar ese domingo 19 de noviembre de 2000. Fue mi primera comisión como periodista. Hacía mis prácticas en? https://t.co/BgYTDF00TZ
From @perutop40 on Mon Nov 20 05:02:43 EST 2017 #PerúTop40 : Entérate de las noticias que debes conocer para que tu viaje por el #Perú sea memorable - https://t.co/oOaPRSheNS
From @murciasexi on Mon Nov 20 05:02:35 EST 2017 FEROMONA LURE FOR HIM, Conviértete en un conquistador en cualquier parte y a cualquier hora. https://t.co/OhlmWhUkIc https://t.co/wIhKIwGJB9