International Education

Peru Education



The climate of Peru is very diverse, with a large variety of climates and microclimates, including 28 of the 32 world climates. Such a diversity is chiefly conditioned by the presence of the Andes mountains and the cold Humboldt Current.

Peru language comprises of the official language and also the languages that are spoken by the people belonging to several areas of this country.

Peru is such a country in South America, that is really interesting in regard of its diverse natural beauty, several races, variegated cultures and also the several languages. Spanish is the main official language of Peru. Two other most prominent languages of this country are, Aymara and Quechua.

Peru's currency, the sol, denoted by the ISO code PEN, derives its name from historical use and worship of the sun (sol is Spanish for "sun"), which symbolizes power to the Peruvians.

The population of Peru in 2003 was estimated by the United Nations at 27, 167, 000, which placed it as number 38 in population among the 193 nations of the world. In that year approximately 5% of the population was over 65 years of age, with another 34% of the population under 15 years of age.
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Lima is the capital and largest city of Peru. It is located in the valleys of the Chill n, R mac and Lur n rivers, in the central part of the country, on a desert coast overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
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