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Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered on the north by Ecuador and Colombia, on the east by Brazil, on the southeast by Bolivia, on the south by Chile, and on the west by the Pacific Ocean. Peruvian territory was home to ancient cultures, spanning from the Norte Chico civilization, one of the oldest in the world, to the Inca Empire, the largest state in Pre-Columbian America. The Spanish Empire conquered the region in the 16th century and established a Viceroyalty, which included most of its South American colonies. After achieving independence in 1821, Peru has undergone periods of political unrest and fiscal crisis as well as periods of stability and economic upswing.

Peru is a representative democratic republic divided into 25 regions. Its geography varies from the arid plains of the Pacific coast to the peaks of the Andes Mountains and the tropical forests of the Amazon Basin. It is a developing country with a high Human Development Index score and a poverty level around 31%. Its main economic activities include agriculture, fishing, mining, and manufacturing of products such as textiles.

The Peruvian population, estimated at 29.5 million, is multiethnic, including Amerindians, Europeans, Africans, and Asians. The main spoken language is Spanish, although a significant number of Peruvians speak Quechua or other native languages. This mixture of cultural traditions has resulted in a wide diversity of expressions in fields such as art, cuisine, literature, and music. Reference: Wikipedia.
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Inca Chief Traditional Dress Alpaca Steak + Carrot Sculpture
Spinning a Yarn Cuy Taking a Breather
Eight Feet in the Andes Machu Picchu Stack 'em High
Peru Rail Begging for a Living Just Good Friends!
Huayna Picchu Viewpoint Cusco Cathedral Peek-a-Boo
Llama Ladies Huaynu Picchu Descent Street Market
Ice-cream in the Rain Blue Umbrella Cascade
Who's afraid of the Gringo? Río Urubamba Machu Picchu 2
Five Potatoes Machu Picchu Terraces
Eco Friendly XMas Tree Plaza de Armas Sunday Parade
Machu Picchu Río Urubamba Proud Dad
Do you like my Hat? Putucusi - Happy Mountain Scallops
Medicine Woman Scrap Metal Collection In-train Entertainiment
Lama glama + minder Machu Picchu Mother and Baby
Maria had a little Lamb Playing Chicken What age are you?
Comparing Notes Piper Santa Clown
Finger Puppets Huaynu Picchu
Milky Coffee - Río Urubamba Terraces and Guard Houses Colour Coded
Musical Trio Chewing the Cud This little piggy went to the market
See no Evil Small Sad Child Dumper Truck
Fashion Crisis Curiosity killed the cat. Window Seat
Río Urubamba Traditional Costume Begging for a Living
Gotta Scritch that Itch Sunday Mask
Daydreaming Pineapple Vendor