Country: Peru

Population: 29,461,933
Capital: Lima
Currency: Inti and New Sol (New Sol replaced Sol) (PEI, PEN (PEN replaced PES) )
Top level domain: .pe
Int. Phone access: 51
ISO2 code: PE
ISO3 code: PER
IOC code: PER


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Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara, and a large number of minor Amazonian languages

Roman Catholic 81.3%, Evangelical 12.5%, other 3.3%, unspecified or none 2.9% (2007 Census)

United Nations member since: 1945-10-31

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 16 times.   Medals: gold  1   silver  3   bronse   0
Olympic Winter Games: 1 times.   Medals: gold  0   silver  0   bronse   0

Provinces / Regions

Amazonas, Ancash, Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Ica, Junin, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Moquegua, Pasco, Piura, Puno, San Martin, Tacna, Tumbes, Ucayali,

Major Cities

Lima, Arequipa, Trujillo, Chiclayo, Callao, Iquitos, Chimbote, Huancayo, Piura, Cusco, Pucallpa, Tacna, Ica, Sullana, Juliaca, Huánuco, Ayacucho, Chincha Alta, Cajamarca, Puno, Ventanilla, Castilla,