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In Peru

How did Peru get its name?

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 upo (MORE)
In Peru

What is the elevation of Peru?

Peru is a very large country with many different elevations. Lima the capital city is a coastal city with an elevation of 0-1,548 m (0-5,079 ft). The highest point in Peru is (MORE)
In Peru

Peru is known for?

Inca's Empire   Machu Picchu sacred Citadel in Cusco   Lima, the center of the Viceroyalty from Spain   Peruvian food, fusion of foreign and own flavors: peruvian-chi (MORE)
In Brazil

Is Peru in Brazil?

No, it isn't, Brazil is a different country alltogether to Peru.   But both are in South America, and Peru has a border to Brazil.
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How big is Peru?

Peru has an area of 1,285,216 square kilometers. For size comparisons, see the related link below.
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In Biomes

Why is Peru Illinois named Peru?

The Origin of the Peru, IL. NameI was born and raised in Peru, IL. and I seem to remember seeing a plaque outside of what was then the Peru fire station stating that the city (MORE)
In Peru

Who is the founder of Peru?

  the founder of Perus are   Manco Capac, Ayar Anca, Ayar Cachi, Ayar Uchu, and their four sisters   Mama Ocllo, Mama Huaco,   Mama Cura (or Ipacura), and Mama Ra (MORE)

Where is Peru?

The Republic of Peru is a country which is located in South America. It shares its border with Ecuador and Colombia on the north, on the east with Brazil, on the south with (MORE)

What is Peru?

Peru is the Republic of Peru is a country in western South America.  It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by  Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia (MORE)

Where in the world is Peru?

A country in western South America. Peru bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the w (MORE)