Peru Modern History

Peru is a country located in South America. With the capital city of Lima, Peru has a population of 32,971,865 based on a recent census from COUNTRYAAH. The military has played a significant role in politics and for long periods has ruled Peru. The last junta was in power from 1968 to 1980 and only then did civilian rule take hold. Economic crisis and social misery helped left guerrillas take…

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Titicaca and Trujillo, Peru

Trujillo, Peru

Titicaca For some reason, every schoolchild remembers the name of this largest alpine lake, located on the border of Bolivia and Peru. True, usually his knowledge is limited to this, but Titicaca is a very, very unusual lake. Strictly speaking, this is not even a lake in the truest sense of the word, but a piece of the ancient ocean raised to a dizzying height. Hence its main feature –…

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Major Cities in Peru

Tumbes (Peru)

Lima (Peru) According to SIMPLYYELLOWPAGES, Lima is the capital of Peru. The city was founded in 1535 by the conquistadors and became the capital of the Spanish possessions in America. It cannot be said that this is the most beautiful city in the country – it is quite noisy and crowded with locals and tourists. However, the Old City has been declared by UNESCO as one of the World Cultural…

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Peru Healthcare and Money

Peru Money

Health care Vaccinations Vaccination needed receipt required yellow fever 1 cholera 2 Typhoid & Polio 3 – malaria 4 – Eat Drink 5 – Overview The medical care in the country can only be compared with Europe in expensive private clinics and is often problematic in terms of technology, equipment and/or hygiene. In many cases there is also a lack of European-trained English/French-speaking doctors. Medical treatments must be paid for…

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Peru Entry Requirements

Peru Entry Requirements

Passport is generally required to enter Peru. The passport (or the temporary passport) must be valid for at least 6 months upon entry. In addition, when entering by plane, onward or return tickets are required, or it should be credibly proven how the country will be left again (e.g. onward journey to a neighboring country). Visit printerhall for Peru Unknown North. Visa For exclusively tourist trips in Peru, citizens of EU countries and…

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Arequipa, Peru Travel Guide

The old part of town Peru

Arequipa is Peru’s second largest city, despite the fact that the capital Lima is ten times as large. The city was built as a Spanish colonial seat, founded by the Spaniards on August 15, 1540. To this day, the city’s origins are celebrated with a week-long festival. For the Peruvians, the city has a very special architectural significance. In the year 1868, the city was destroyed during a violent earthquake,…

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