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Outline of Peru

An enlargeable map of the Republic of Peru

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Peru:

Peru – country located in western South America, on the Pacific Coast, north of Chile. 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.

General reference

An enlargeable relief map of Peru

Geography of Peru

An enlargeable topographic map of Peru
 Brazil 2,995 km
 Colombia 1,800 km
 Ecuador 1,420 km
 Bolivia 1,075 km
 Chile 171 km

Environment of Peru

An enlargeable satellite image of Peru

Natural geographic features of Peru

Regions of Peru

Administrative divisions of Peru

Regions of Peru

Peru is divided into 25 regions and the province of Lima.

Provinces of Peru
Districts of Peru
Municipalities of Peru

Demography of Peru

Neighbours of Peru

Peru is bordered by:

Government and politics of Peru

Main article: Government of Peru and Politics of Peru

Branches of the government of Peru

Executive branch of the government of Peru

Legislative branch of the government of Peru

Judicial branch of the government of Peru

Foreign relations of Peru

International organization membership

The Republic of Peru is a member of:[1]

Law and order in Peru

Military of Peru

Local government in Peru

History of Peru

Main article: History of Peru and Timeline of the history of Peru

By period

By subject

By type of event

Culture of Peru

Art in Peru

Religion in Peru

Sports in Peru

Economy and infrastructure of Peru

Education in Peru

See also

References

  1. ^

External links

Government
  • (Spanish) Web portal of the Peruvian Government
  • (Spanish) Directory of Peruvian Government websites
General reference
Other
  • Peru travel guide from Wikivoyage
  • Outline of Peru at DMOZ
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