Peru



Peru Listen/pəˈruː/, 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.

NamePeru
Top Level Domain
.pe
Alpha2 CodePE
Alpha3 CodePER
Calling Codes
51
CapitalLima
Alt Spellings
PE
Republic of Peru
República del Perú
RegionAmericas
SubregionSouth America
Population31488700
Latlng
-10
-76
DemonymPeruvian
Area1285216
Gini48.1
Timezones
UTC-05:00
Borders
BOL
BRA
CHL
COL
ECU
Native NamePerú
Numeric Code604
Currencies
CodePEN
NamePeruvian sol
SymbolS/.
Languages
Iso639_1es
Iso639_2spa
NameSpanish
Native NameEspañol
Translations
DePeru
EsPerú
FrPérou
Jaペルー
ItPerù
BrPeru
PtPeru
NlPeru
HrPeru
Faپرو
Flaghttps://restcountries.eu/data/per.svg
Regional Blocs
AcronymPA
NamePacific Alliance
Other Acronyms
Other Names
Alianza del Pacífico
AcronymUSAN
NameUnion of South American Nations
Other Acronyms
UNASUR
UNASUL
UZAN
Other Names
Unión de Naciones Suramericanas
União de Nações Sul-Americanas
Unie van Zuid-Amerikaanse Naties
South American Union
CiocPER

Cities

Lima

Arequipa

Cusco

Iquitos

Destinations

Basílica Y Convento De San Francisco De Lima

Candelabro

Choquequirao Archaeological Park

Colca Canyon

Huaca Pucllana

Ruins in Lima

Huascarán National Park

Huayna Picchu

Larco Museum

Museum in Lima

Machu Picchu

Archaeological Site in Cuzco & the Sacred Valley

Moray

Archaeological Site in The Sacred Valley

Nazca Lines

Ruins in Nazca & Around

Nevado Auzangate

Paron Lake

Pastoruri Glacier

Glacier in Parque Nacional Huascar�n

Playa Las Minas De La Reserva Nacional De Paracas

Plaza De Armas

Plaza De Armas De Lima

Plaza San Martín

Puka Pukara Archaeological Complex

Qorikancha

Royal Tombs Of Sipan Museum

Sacred Valley

Salcantay

Salinas And Aguada Blanca National Reservation

San Pedro Market

Saqsaywaman

Sitio Arqueológico Chavín De Huántar

Tambomachay

Archaeological Site in Cuzco & the Sacred Valley

Taquile Island

Island in Isla Taquile

Temple Of The Moon

Tucume Pyramids

Twelve Angled Stone

Vinicunca Rainbow Mountain

Alpamayo

Amantaní Island

Ampato

Archbishop's Palace Of Lima

Artesonraju

Ballestas Islands

Island in Paracas (El Chaco)

Basilica Cathedral Of Arequipa

Callejón De Huaylas

Caral

Archaeological Site in Barranca

Cathedral Of Lima

Cerro San Cristobal

Chachani

Chauchilla Cemetery

Chopicalqui

Church Of The Society Of Jesus

Costa Verde, Lima

Cumbemayo

Archaeological Site in Northern Highlands

Cusco Cathedral

Gocta Waterfall

Gold Museum

Government Palace Of Peru

Huandoy

Huascaran

Iglesia De Santo Domingo

Juchuy Coscco

La Huaca De La Luna

La Huaca Del Sol

Lachay Hills

Lago Sandoval

Lake 69

Lares Trek

Legends Park

Manu National Park

Misti

Museo De Arte De Lima

Museo De Arte Precolombino

National Museum Lima

Nevado Pastoruri

Nevado Pisco

Park Of Love

Park Of The Reserve

Patallacta

Phutuq K'usi

Pikchu Pikchu

Pikillacta

Plaza De Armas Arequipa

Puyupatamarca

Q'enco Archaeological Complex

Río Abiseo National Park

Real Felipe Fortress

Reserva Nacional Pacaya Samiria

Wildlife Reserve in Amazon Basin

Santa Catalina Monastery

Sarcofagos De Karajia

Sawsiqucha

Sayacmarca

Sillustani

Archaeological Site in Lake Titicaca

Siula Grande

Sun Gate

Tambopata National Reserve

Templo Del San Blas

Tipon Archaeological Site

Torre Tagle Palace

Wiñay Wayna

Willkapampa Mountain Range

Yerupajá

Yumbilla Falls



Nationals of the following countries can visit Peru for up to 90 days without a visa.

Andorra, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Rep., Ecuador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Germany, Granada, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, Holy See, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kiribati, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Nauru, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niue, Norway, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Salomon Islands, Samoa, San Marino, Serbia and Montenegro, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea. Spain, St Christopher & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and Grenadines, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Ukraine, United Kingdon, Uruguay, USA, Vanuatu and Venezuela.

Nationals of countries not mentioned above require a tourist visa and must obtain it from the Peruvian consulate preferably in person.

Peru visa information  

Peru embassies


Note: Please confirm details with embassy because policies do change with time



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