Facts Peru


Total Area:

1,285,220 sq km


Population: 28,302,603


Independence:

28 July 1821 (from Spain)


Ethnic groups: Amerindian 45%, mestizo (mixed Amerindian and white) 37%, white 15%, black, Japanese, Chinese, and other 3%


Total fertility rate: 2.51 children born/woman


Net migration rate: -1.01 migrants/1,000 population


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Photos Peru

 

Trujillo to Ecuador Border

Crossing the desert and biking along the pacific coast. (July07)

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Our Time in Trujillo

Staying with Lucho in his Casa de Ciclistas (June-July07)

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Huaraz to Trujillo

From the Cordillera Blanca to the Panamerican Highway (June07)

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Huancayo to Huaraz

Climbing over our highest pass in the Americas (May-June07)

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Cusco to Huancayo

Climbing through the Central Andes (May07)

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Machu Picchu

Visiting the famous ruins with Paul and Dan (May07)

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Cusco and the Salkantay Trek

with Paul and Dan (Apr-May07)

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Bolivian border to Cusco

visiting Lake Titicaca and the floating islands (Apr07)

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