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About Peru

Peru is located in South America, along the South Pacific Ocean. It borders 5 countries in South America including Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador.

One of the dominant features in Peru is the highland region along the central-west coast of the country. This mountain chain is the Andes system, which includes its highest point, Nevado Huascaran, standing 6,746 meters in height.

Another prominent feature is Lake Titicaca along its border with Bolivia. This is the world’s highest navigable lake and is one of South America’s largest lakes. The eastern region of Peru is the lowland jungle, which includes the Amazon Basin.

Capital city

Lima

Major cities

Arequipa
Callao
Chiclayo
Chimbote
Cusco
Huancayo
Ica
Iquitos
Piura
Tacna
Trujillo

Cities, towns and villages

Abancay
Atalaya
Ayacucho
Cajamarca
Cerro de Pasco
Chachapoyas
Chincha Alta
Desaguadero
Goyllarisquizga
Huacho
Huancavelica
Huánuco
Huaraz
Ilo
Iñapari
Juliaca
La Oroya
Machupicchu (ruins)
Manú
Matarani
Moquegua
Moyobamba
Nauta
Nazca
Paita
Pantoja
Pisco
Pucallpa
Puerto Leguízamo
Puerto Maldonado
Puno
Quillabamba
Salaverry
San Martín
Santa Lucia
Sullana
Talara
Tarapoto
Tarma
Tingo María
Toquepala
Tumbes
Yurimaguas

Lakes, rivers and creeks

Amazon
Lago Titicaca
Río Alto Purús
Río Apurímac
Río Huallaga
Rio Javari
Río Mantaro
Río Marañón
Río Napo
Río Pastaza
Río Putumayo
Río Santiago
Río Ucayali
Río Urubamba
Río Yavarí
South Pacific Ocean

Where is Peru?

Peru Location Map

South America Maps

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