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Name Peru (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes PE / PER
Continent South America
Continent code SA
Capital Lima
Area 1280000
DD coordinates -9.195179 / -74.990417
DMS coordinates -9°11'42.64" S / -74°59'25.50" W
UTM coordinates 18L 501052.79001066 8983569.2917796
Total cities 1687
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Peru location on map

Information about Peru

Peru is a part of the South America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Peru, is PE.

It's territory covers an area of 1280000 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Lima, the capital city of Peru. On nationwide level, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Peruvians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 140672 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 1854 km. Peru merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 8808 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 51 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use PEN as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Peru live according to the America/New_York time zone, which is also the one used in Lima.

More facts

Official languages Spanish
Nationalities Peruvians
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .pe
Phone codes 51
Currencies PEN
Life expectancy males Ø 73,8 years
Life expectancy females Ø 79,3 years
Birthrate 17,9 ‰
Deathrate 5,5 ‰
Males/Females 49,7%/50,3%

Where to fly from Peru

Flight direction Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Duration Price
Lima (PE) - New York (US) LIM JFK LA 530 0 0 460 1 184,00$
Lima (PE) - Cancun (MX) LIM CUN LA 2456 0 0 329 374,00$
Lima (PE) - Miami (US) LIM MIA CM 492 1 0 1185 173,00$
Lima (PE) - Cancun (MX) LIM CUN Y4 343 0 0 333 81,00$
Lima (PE) - Miami (US) LIM MIA LA 2464 0 0 350 423,00$
Lima (PE) - New York (US) LIM LGA AA 1558 2 0 1419 199,00$
Lima (PE) - Bogota (CO) LIM BOG P5 7410 0 0 213 93,00$
Lima (PE) - Panama City (PA) LIM PTY CM 338 0 0 223 484,00$
Lima (PE) - Sao Paulo (BR) LIM GRU LA 8040 0 0 295 419,00$
Cuzco (PE) - Santiago (CL) CUZ SCL LA 2367 0 0 202 216,00$
Updated 27.05.2022

PE economy

GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 56,12 bn $
Importations 51,45 bn $
Tourism receipts 4,78 bn $
Unemployment rate 6,2%
Inflation rate 2,14%
Corruption index 38 (bad)
Energy consumption 44,6 bn kWh

PE land use

1% Urban areas 16426 km²
19% Agricultural areas 244320 km²
58% Forest 742729 km²
0% Water areas 5220 km²
22% Others 281745 km²

PE transport

Roadways 140672 km
Railways 1854 km
Waterways 8808 km
Commercial harbors 98
Airports 174

Peru cities by first letter

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From Peru to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 15013 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 11066 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 11108 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 13204 km
AUT Flag of Austria Austria Europe Vienna 10639 km
AZE Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Asia Baku 13414 km
BIH Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina Europe Sarajevo 10927 km
BGR Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Europe Sofia 11553 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 18824 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 3705 km

There are many ways to find how far is Peru (PE) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Peru to Haversine
North pole 11030 km 6854 mil
Equator 8361 km 5195 mil
South pole 8985 km 5583 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Peru and Cambodia is 19705 kilometers or 12244 miles.
The most smallest distances between Peru and Ecuador is 894 kilometers or 555 miles.
We found information about 1687 cities.
The capital of PE is Lima with population in 2022 over 68878 people.
The area of Peru (PE) is 1280000 square kilometers.
Yes, Peru is part of the continent of South America.
Official name of PE is The Republic of Peru.
Peru has approximately 174 airports.