Peru is situated in the central western coast of South America. It shares borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile and the Pacific Ocean to the west. Peru has a land area of 1,285,216 km2.
A population of close to 29 Million. Muslims account for about 0.1% of the population.
The climate of Peru varies form regons. It is subtropical with little rain fall in the Coasts and the highlands observe a cool-to-cold climate with rainy summers and very dry winters. In the lowlands the the climate is generally hot.
Spanish is the official language. Quechua and Aymara are widely used as well.
GMT -5 hrs throughout the year
General: 9 AM to 6 PM
Independence Day: July 28th May Day: May 1st Battle of Angamos: October 8th Immaculate Conception: December 8th Christmas: December 25th
Peruvian nuevo sol
IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS
Police/ Emergencies: 105 Medical/Fire: 116
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