Peru


Currency

The Nuevo Sol is the official currency of Peru.

Capital

Lima since 1821.

Location

Peru is located in South America.


Peru Location

Population

Estimated population (2014): 29,374,000

Estimated population (2000): 25,915,000

Estimated population (1950): 7,728,000

Flag


Peru Flag

The flag of Peru has changed over the time. Here are some of the older versions of the flag of Peru:


Old Peru Flag

Old Peru Flag

Economy

Peru is one of the world's fastest-growing economies with a high GDP growth rate. Peru has diversified economy, although commodity exports still make up a significant proportion of economic activity. Trade and industry are mainly centralized around capital Lima but agricultural exports have led to development in all the regions.
The main exports of Peru are copper, gold, zinc, textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufactures, machinery, services and fish meal. The major trade partners of Peru are the United States, China, Brazil, European Union and Chile.


The most Popular Places In Peru Among International Travellers

Machu Picchu

MachuPicchu
Nazca Lines

NazcaLines
Chanchan

Chanchan