Peru

Peru

One of the most “megadiverse” countries in the world. With 84 of the 103 existing ecosystems present in this country. Peru has also the second largest share of the Amazon rain forest after Brazil. Besides all this spectacular nature there is also diversity in their ethnic groups. It is a combination formed over five centuries, with a strong Spanish influence.

  • Capital: Lima
  • Population: 31.1 millions
  • Area: 1,285,216km2
  • Language: Spanish, Quechua and Aymara
  • Religion: Catholic (77%)
  • Interesting fact: It is tradition to give friends and family yellow underpants on New Year’s Eve.

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