Peru Tristan

Location

Location

Peru is located in South America in the Southern and Western hemisphere. It is bordered by Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Ecuador, Colombia, and the Pacific Ocean. Peru's capital city is Lima. The coordinates of Lima are 12°N, 77° W.

Lima

Physical Characteristics

THE ANDES

The Andes Mountain range is the longest continental mountain range in the world. The mountains run through 7 countries in South America.

Peru is located in the Tropical zone which means the temperatures are hotter then our temperatures because the live closer to the equator.

Some of the most well known physical features in Peru are the Andes mountains, the Amazon river, and Lake Titicaca.

The Amazon River is the longest river in the world. It runs through 6 countries before it spills into the Atlantic ocean.

Titicaca Lake

Lake Titicaca is the largest lake in South America. It is 118 miles across and 922 ft deep.

Population

Peru is ranked 42 in the world population. It has a population of 30,147,935. This makes Peru a small country.

Peru

Peru's population density

Peru's population density is 24.2 people per square mile. This makes Peru an uncrowded country. Peru is 186 in the world for population density. Peru's population growth rate is 1.3%, this means Peru is about average. The fertility rate in Peru is 2.46 births per woman. 5 of Peru's largest cities are Lima, Arequipa, Callao, Trujillo, and Chiclayo.

Peru is mainly a rural country which means most of Peru lives in the country. Peru's net migration is -2.4 which means more people are leaving because of the low amount of jobs, Issues with the environment, and poisoning in the area.

Economics

Peru is a developing country with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $181.1 billion.

Culture

The main languages of Peru are Spanish, Quechua, and Aymara. The main religions of Peru are Roman, Catholic, and Evangelical.

Some of the most popular landmarks in Peru are Machu Picchu, Scared Valley, Colca Canyon.

Machu Picchu is 7,972 ft tall and 5.019 mi. There is also an abandoned town close to the top of the mountain, many people have taken a trip to see this amazing land mark.

Sacred valley is a valley on top of the Andes mountains and also has an abandoned town which brings many people to Peru.

Work Sighted

  • www.coba.unr.edu
  • www.wikipidea.org
  • THE WORLD HD

Credits:

Created with images by Free Grunge Textures - www.freestock.ca - "Peru Grunge Flag" • thejourney1972 (South America addicted) - "Mapa político del Perú" • Avodrocc - "Plaza de Armas" • Aaron_M - "The Andes" • marriedwithluggage - "Sunset in the Andes - 11" • jonrawlinson - "First view of the Amazon river" • Poswiecie - "copacabana bolivia titicaca" • Clotina - "peru population shanties" • SEDACMaps - "Peru: Population Density, 2000" • Avodrocc - "Iglesia de San Francisco" • alfcermed - "main square arcade arequipa" • D-Stanley - "Cathedral of Lima" • feserc - "Trujillo Peru" • Miguel Vera - "Pasaje / Passage" • Unsplash - "machu picchu mountains south america" • VasenkaPhotography - "Scared Valley Peru"

Report Abuse

If you feel that this video content violates the Adobe Terms of Use, you may report this content by filling out this quick form.

To report a Copyright Violation, please follow Section 17 in the Terms of Use.