Interesting Facts about Peru 2018: Peru is officially known as Republic of Peru. It is located in South America. The total area of this country is 1,285,216 kilometer squares. Its borders meet in the west with pacific occasion, north by Endora and Columbia, east with Brazil and Bolivia. The population of Peru is more than 32 millions people which makes it 41th largest country by population. The capital and the largest city of Peru is Lima.
Facts about Peru
Total nominal GDP of Peru is $231.567 billion (2018).
Per capita GDP of Peru is $7,198.
During new year even in Peru, It’s a very common tradition that your friends and family members give you yellow underwear as a gift or good luck.
Alpaca is a very cute breed of camel. The total population of alpaca all over the world is 10 million, But more than 3.4 million lives in Peru.
Map of Peru
There are three different languages spoken in Peru. Spanish, Quechua, and Aymara.
Peru is the eighth-biggest maker of coffee on the planet and the fifth-biggest maker of Arabica coffee beans.
According to the latest WHO data published in 2015, average life expectancy in Peru is 74 Years.
In Peru according to UNESCO, an adult literacy rate of 94.17%. While the male literacy rate is 97.19%, for females it is 91.19%. That means 94.17 percent peoples can read and write.
Peru’s main exports are copper, gold, zinc, textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufactures, machinery, services and fish meal.
Peru’s main imports are Chemicals Petroleum and petroleum products, Vehicles, Color TV sets, Power shovels, Front-end loaders, Wheat, corn, paper, cotton and soybean products.
The National game of Peru is Soccer, which is a very popular game in Peru.
Peru is ranked as the sixth largest producer of gold. Fourteen percent of Peru’s government revenue is generated by gold.
The National animal name of Peru is Vicuña.
Their national dance is an amazing thing to see. The dance is known as the coquettish marinera. It is choreographed to mimic the mating ritual of birds.
There are over 2,500 different varieties of Potatoes grown in Peru.
If you love eating fish, you will love Peru, with the second largest fish catch in the world every year. Peru is a paradise for fish lovers.
The Amazon River is the longest stream on the planet. It ascends high in the Peruvian Andes at Nevado Mismi and closures in the Atlantic Ocean more than 3,278 miles (6,000 km) from its source.
Calling code and internet domain of Peru is +51 and .pe.
The National flower name of Peru is Cantuta.