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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 @undiosuniversal on Fri Jun 23 01:09:15 EDT 2017 Algunos creen que el sol piensa https://t.co/rtWCbTdFLE #Dios #Venezuela #USA #Colombia #Brasil #Panama #Bolivia? https://t.co/3AiGHYjuXz
From @edrosillo_ on Fri Jun 23 01:09:14 EDT 2017 RT @richicuenca: ¿De verdad hay quienes creen que el Perú es exitoso?
From @jimmypedya on Fri Jun 23 01:09:14 EDT 2017 "BREAKING: Mummified Alien Bodies Unearthed In Nazca, Peru" https://t.co/Je9p9Nwptf @jimmypedya #headlines #news #feedly
From @renajuv_peru on Fri Jun 23 01:09:09 EDT 2017 @GloriaMonteneg @valorporchavez @larepublica_pe @canalN_ @mesademujerescr @RPPNoticias @Mimp_Peru Esperamos se tome? https://t.co/VIOlsQ0bZH
From @AlanHumbertoRo1 on Fri Jun 23 01:09:08 EDT 2017 @21Cordeliamar Coincido contigo monica hermosa indulto no y q trabaje x el peru.
From @TriggerLoop on Fri Jun 23 01:09:04 EDT 2017 RT @fusion_peru: The Fusion Peru Food truck will now be known as the Fusion Peru Restaurant! We will be in a new location and we hope to se?
From @VirtuaIMaII on Fri Jun 23 01:09:03 EDT 2017 Lo Mejor Para Comodidad De Bebé Con Amor, Un Bebé Es Algo Maravill https://t.co/9p2V8la5Tk via @AhoraGanar https://t.co/NbS6QxKu8x #Perú
From @Nelson_Emanuel on Fri Jun 23 01:09:02 EDT 2017 RT @Pucpto: El Perú es como el Titanic, pero con los pasajeros aplaudiendo.
From @RDarckflo on Fri Jun 23 01:09:02 EDT 2017 @Laugamer721 #MamiLala para cuando un viaje a Perú? Saludos desde México xd
From @froysnico on Fri Jun 23 01:09:02 EDT 2017 RT @harIeyivy: ? lima, perú (latinx) ; https://t.co/AFzOou7QWc
From @IndianConsOsaka on Fri Jun 23 01:08:55 EDT 2017 RT @peru: Feel the energy and practice #yoga while enjoying the stunning landscapes that surround #MachuPicchu. #InternationalDayOfYoga #Pe?
From @German_ato on Fri Jun 23 01:08:48 EDT 2017 Perú es informalidad.
From @Agarcita on Fri Jun 23 01:08:44 EDT 2017 RT @cholaveneno: 73 Congresistas Jodiendo al Perú 24 horas al dia: US$ 9,403 mensuales 300 bomberos atrapados en un incendio salvado vidas:?
From @Scream_Peru on Fri Jun 23 01:08:42 EDT 2017 @parejacachoond5 Si sé las respuestas pero vivo en Perú, ¿Cómo haríamos? ????
From @DamicelaLinda on Fri Jun 23 01:08:35 EDT 2017 @Gestionpe @MilagrosLeivaG @JNE_Peru Lo que faltaba una raya más al tigre