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Welcome to the Google Map of Peru and the locations list of this country! Sightseeing in Peru with Google Satellite Map always make sense! With our destination gazetteer, on Satellite City Maps.com is great to explore Peru through detailed satellite imagery - fast, free and easy as never before. Browse the list of administrative regions below of Peru and follow the navigation to find the place you are interested in. Your satellite map sightseeing in Peru starts here at Satellite City Maps.com!

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Facts about Peru

Administrative divisions: 25 regions (regiones , singular - region) and 1 province* (provincia); Amazonas , Ancash , Apurimac , Arequipa , Ayacucho , Cajamarca , Callao , Cusco , Huancavelica , Huanuco , Ica , Junin , La Libertad , Lambayeque , Lima , Lima* , Loreto , Madre de Dios , Moquegua , Pasco , Piura , Puno , San Martin , Tacna , Tumbes , Ucayali
Area: total: 1 ,285 ,220 sq km land: 1.28 million sq km water: 5 ,220 sq km
Background: Ancient Peru was the seat of several prominent Andean civilizations , most notably that of the Incas whose empire was captured by the Spanish conquistadors in 1533. Peruvian independence was declared in 1821 , and remaining Spanish forces defeated in 1824. After a dozen years of military rule , Peru returned to democratic leadership in 1980 , but experienced economic problems and the growth of a violent insurgency. President Alberto FUJIMORI's election in 1990 ushered in a decade that saw a dramatic turnaround in the economy and significant progress in curtailing guerrilla activity. Nevertheless , the president's increasing reliance on authoritarian measures and an economic slump in the late 1990s generated mounting dissatisfaction with his regime , which led to his ouster in 2000. A caretaker government oversaw new elections in the spring of 2001 , which ushered in Alejandro TOLEDO as the new head of government - Peru's first democratically elected president of Native American ethnicity. The presidential election of 2006 saw the return of Alan GARCIA who , after a disappointing presidential term from 1985 to 1990 , returned to the presidency with promises to improve social conditions and maintain fiscal responsibility.
Flag description: three equal , vertical bands of red (hoist side) , white , and red with the coat of arms centered in the white band; the coat of arms features a shield bearing a vicuna , cinchona tree (the source of quinine) , and a yellow cornucopia spilling out gold coins , all framed by a green wreath
Capital: name: Lima geographic coordinates: 12 03 S , 77 03 W time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: varies from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes
Currency code: nuevo sol (PEN)
Ethnic groups: Amerindian 45% , mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 37% , white 15% , black , Japanese , Chinese , and other 3%
Geographic coordinates: 10 00 S , 76 00 W
Geography note: shares control of Lago Titicaca , world's highest navigable lake , with Bolivia; a remote slope of Nevado Mismi , a 5 ,316 m peak , is the ultimate source of the Amazon River
Government type: constitutional republic
Imports partners: US 20.1% , China 10.6% , Brazil 9.8% , Ecuador 6% , Colombia 5.9% , Argentina 5.2% , Chile 4.9% , Mexico 4.2% (2007)
Internet country code: .pe
Land boundaries: 2 ,414 km
Neighbouring countries: total: 7 ,461 km border countries: Bolivia 1 ,075 km , Brazil 2 ,995 km , Chile 171 km , Colombia 1 ,800 km , Ecuador 1 ,420 km
Languages: Spanish (official) , Quechua (official) , Aymara , and a large number of minor Amazonian languages
Location: Western South America , bordering the South Pacific Ocean , between Chile and Ecuador
Map references: South America
National holiday: Independence Day , 28 July (1821)
Nationality: noun: Peruvian(s) adjective: Peruvian
Natural hazards: earthquakes , tsunamis , flooding , landslides , mild volcanic activity
Population: 29 ,180 ,900 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Roman Catholic 81% , Seventh Day Adventist 1.4% , other Christian 0.7% , other 0.6% , unspecified or none 16.3% (2003 est.)
Terrain: western coastal plain (costa) , high and rugged Andes in center (sierra) , eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin (selva)
Unemployment rate: 6.9% in metropolitan Lima; widespread underemployment (2007 est.)

Capital of Peru

Lima (click to view Lima Google map)

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Places in Peru

Browse the online directory of Satellite City Maps.com for administrative regions in Peru below. Places in country Peru are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2, eventually up to level 3 administrative regions. Click on the name of the place to view it on Google map, or with satellite images.

Amazonas Region (339 + I Google map locations)
Ancash Region (425 + I Google map locations)
Apurímac Region (589 + I Google map locations)
Arequipa Region (2602 + I Google map locations)
Ayacucho Region (1015 + I Google map locations)
Cajamarca Region (920 + I Google map locations)
Callao Region (9 + I Google map locations)
Cusco Region (1498 + I Google map locations)
Huancavelica Region (301 + I Google map locations)
Huánuco Region (535 + I Google map locations)
Ica Region (639 + I Google map locations)
Junín Region (745 + I Google map locations)
La Libertad Region (716 + I Google map locations)
Lambayeque Region (839 + I Google map locations)
Lima Province city map
Lima Region (1888 + I Google map locations)
Loreto Region (627 + I Google map locations)
Madre de Dios Region (98 + I Google map locations)
Moquegua Region (306 + I Google map locations)
Pasco Region (314 + I Google map locations)
Piura Region (1484 + I Google map locations)
Puno Region (873 + I Google map locations)
San Martín Region (209 + I Google map locations)
Tacna Region (362 + I Google map locations)
Tumbes Region (313 + I Google map locations)
Ucayali Region (125 + I Google map locations)

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