How did Peru get its name?

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They named Peru after the local ruler from Panama named Biru.
Francisco Pizarro, the conqueror of Peru, was the first Spaniard to explore south in "the new world". In 1522 upon entering the area named it,Birú after a local ruler who lived off the coast of Panama
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