Peru Firme y feliz por la unión

The capital of Peru is Lima

A picture of Lima from a mountain

Traditional Peruvian Skirts in Peru Native Dress. Traditional skirts worn by many of the Andean women are called Polleras. They are colorful and are made from Bayeta or wool cloth and are hand woven. A lot of times skirts are layered and three or four maybe worn at one time.

The climate on the coast is subtropical with very little rainfall. The Andes mountains observe a cool-to-cold climate with rainy summers and very dry winter. The eastern lowlands present an Equatorial climate with hot weather and rain distributed all year long.

The flag of Peru looks like this:

Red and white are the colors chosen by Jose de San Martin, The Liberator. The coat of arms (not shown on the national flag) features a llama and chichona tree, important symbols of Peru, and a centered cornucopia representing prosperity.

Food in Peru ranges from grilled chicken to roasted guinea pigs!

Peru uses the Sol

There is about 3 Soles to 1 American dollar

Peru basically has a republic (similar to our government)

Peru was once part of the great Incan Empire and later the major vice-royalty of Spanish South America. It was conquered in 1531–1533 by Francisco Pizarro. On July 28, 1821, Peru proclaimed its independence, but the Spanish were not finally defeated until 1824.

The ancient Incan city: Machu Picchu

Aguaruna, Asháninka and Shipibo are languages also spoken in Peru (other than spanish)

The predominant religion in Peru is Roman Catholic

A Roman Catholic Church building.
A map of Peru showin Peruvian cities

(All of the paragraphs that have writing that I am not smart enough to do on my own was copied from google)

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Created with images by Pexels - "ancient clouds historical site" • youleks - "lima cityscape city" • miltonhuallpa95 - "parrot landscape wonder" • robcarranza - "dressing arequipa peru" • WikimediaImages - "banknotes peru money" • goldbug - "machu pichu peru inca" • Hans - "collegiate church of st peter salzburg roman"

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