Peru

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PROFILE
  • Area: 1,285,216 sq. km (496,224 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 30,741,062 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.96% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 73.7 years (2016)
  • Languages: Spanish (official) 84.1%, Quechua (official) 13%, Aymara (official) 1.7%
  • Religions: Roman Catholic 81.3%, Evangelical 12.5%, other 3.3%, none 2.9%
  • Formal name: Republic of Peru
  • Alternate names: El Perú, Pérou, Perú, Piruw, Piruw Mama Llaqta, Piruw Suyu, Republic of Peru, República del Perú
  • Government type: presidential republic
  • Leaders: chief of state and head of government: President Pedro Pablo KUCZYNSKI Godard
  • Capital: Lima
  • Administrative divisions: 25 regions and 1 province
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $12,200 (2015 est.)
  • Exports: copper, gold, lead, zinc, tin, iron ore, molybdenum, silver; crude petroleum and petroleum products, natural gas; coffee, asparagus and other vegetables, fruit, apparel and textiles, fishmeal, fish, chemicals, fabricated metal products and machinery, allo
  • Imports: petroleum and petroleum products, chemicals, plastics, machinery, vehicles, TV sets, power shovels, front-end loaders, telephones and telecommunication equipment, iron and steel, wheat, corn, soybean products, paper, cotton, vaccines and medicines
  • Currency: nuevo sol (PEN)
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