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Map of Peru

Map of Peru

Also Known As: Perú
Bordering Countries: Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador
Demonym: Peruvian
Motto: "Firme y Feliz por la Unión" (Firm and Happy for the Union)
Population: 30,147,935 (2014)
Population Growth Rate: 0.99% (2014)
Government: unitary presidential constitutional republic
Capital City: Lima
Capital Coordinates: 12°2.6′S 77°1.7′W
Capital Time Zone: UTC -5
Currency: Nuevo Sol
Currency Code: PEN
Currencies Issued: centimo inti peso sole
GDP: $201.0 billion (2012)
Per Capita Income: $6,573 (2012)
GDP Growth Rate: 5.10% (2013)
Inflation Rate: 2.90% (2013)
Unemployment Rate: 3.60% (2012)
Foreign Debt: $37.0 billion (2011)
ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 Country Code: PE
Internet Country Code: .pe
Number of Internet Users: 9158000 (2009)
Calling Code: 51
Electrical Generation Capacity: 8613000 kW (2010)
Independence: 1821 from Spain
Area: 1,285,216 square km (1,279,996 km land) (5,220 km water)
Coastline: 2,414 km
Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean (0 m)
Highest Point: Nevado Huascaran (6,768 m)
Life Expectancy: 73.23 years (2014)
Fertility Rate: 2.22 (2014)
Infant Mortality Rate: 20.21 per 1000 (2014)
HIV Prevalence: 0.40% (2012)
Adult Obesity Prevalence: 15.70% (2008)
Human Development Index: 0.725 (2011)
Corruption Perception Index: 3.4 (2011)
Literacy: 92.90 percent

Number of bank notes in catalogue: 17

Number of coins in catalogue: 13

Number of stamps in catalogue: 14

Location of Peru in South America

Regional Map for Peru

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