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Basic Information:

Official Name: Republic of Peru
Population: 30,475,144
Area: 1,285,220 km2
Capital City: Lima
Major Religion: Roman Catholic
Currency: Sol (PEN)
Exchange Rate: N/A
Time Zone: GMT -5
Current time: 04:36am
Phone Country Dialing Code: 51
Region: South America
Language: Spanish
Useful Travel Phrases in: Spanish

Climate ():

Practical Travel Information:

Official Tourism Website:
Electricity: 220V
Electrical Socket:

Type A

Type B

Type C

Travel Cost: $$ ($ = cheap, $$$$$ = expensive)
Main Attractions:
  • Machu Picchu
  • Inca Trail
  • Lake Titicaca

Health Advisory:
  • Yellow Fever (Vaccination certificate may be required if coming from infected area)