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Peru

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Peruvian nuevo sol
Country name: 
Peru
Capital: 
Lima
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
July 28, 1821
Independent from: 
from Spain
Total area: 
1,285,216
Land area: 
1,279,996
Water area: 
5,220
Population: 
29,849,303
Population note: 
29,849,303 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
Spanish
All languages: 
Spanish (official) 84.1%, Quechua (official) 13%, Aymara (official) 1.7%, Ashaninka 0.3%, other native languages (includes a large number of minor Amazonian languages) 0.7%, other 0.2% (2007 Census)
Time zone: 
PET (UTC−5)
Date format: 
dd.mm.yyyy (CE)
Drive on: 
Right
Calling code: 
+51
Domain: 
.pe