Peru

Republic of Peru / Republica del Peru

Peru is in Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, betweenChile and Ecuador.

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Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations, mostnotably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadorsin 1533.

Peruvian independence was declared in 1821, and remaining Spanish forcesdefeated in 1824.

After a dozen years of military rule, Peru returned to democratic leadershipin 1980.

Geographic coordinates: 10 00 S, 76 00 W

border countries: Bolivia 900 km, Brazil 1,560 km, Chile 160 km, Colombia1,496 km (est.), Ecuador 1,420 km

Capital: Lima

Administrative divisions: 25 regions (regiones, singular - region) and 1province* (provincia); Amazonas, Ancash, Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho,Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Ica, Junin, La Libertad,Lambayeque, Lima, Lima*, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Moquegua, Pasco, Piura, Puno,San Martin, Tacna, Tumbes, Ucayali

Independence: 28 July 1821 (from Spain)

National holiday: Independence Day, 28 July (1821)

What is the international telephone dialling code for Peru ?

The internationaldialling code for Peru is51.

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