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What to See in Peru

MONUMENTS OF THE PRE-COLONIAL ERA The most popular monument of the time of the great Inca Empire and the most popular attraction in Peru is the sacred city of Machu Picchu. It is located 120 km northwest of Cusco at an altitude of 2700 m above sea level on a mountain plateau. You can get… Read More »

Peru Main Cities

(República del Perú). State of South America (1,285,216 km²). Capital: Lima. Administrative division: departments (25), constitutional province (1). Population: 20,475,144 (2013 estimate). Language: Aymará, Quechua and Spanish (official). Religion: Catholics 81.3%, Evangelicals 12.5%, non-religious / atheists 2.9%, others 3.3%. Monetary unit: new sol (100 cents). Human Development Index: 0.737 (82nd place). Borders: Colombia and Ecuador… Read More »

Nasca Lines and Pampas de Jumana (World Heritage)

According to zipcodesexplorer, the Nazca culture with its huge scratches on an area of ​​around 500 km² is one of the greatest archaeological puzzles in Latin America. It existed from about 350 BC. BC to AD 650 on the desert Pacific coast. Her pictures show geometric lines and patterns, people, animals and plants and probably… Read More »