i need to know something about peru,ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff?
i need to something very unusual about peru for my brochure,ti doesn't matter what it is.
- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
PERU : SOME INTRESTING FACTS:-
1) Peru ranks amongst the world's great centers of ancient civilization.
2) Peru is a diverse country due to the climatic, natural and cultural variation of its regions, which include coast, sierra and jungle.
3) Peru is populated by over 23 million people, largely descendents of Spanish settlers and native Inca and pre-Inca cultures.
4) 43% of all maternal hospitalizations in Peru resulted from botched abortions. Abortion is illegal in Peru.
5) In 1991 about 1,200 died weekly from malnutrition and extreme poverty, while 38% of the survivors suffered chronic malnutrition.
6) The word Peru is derived from Birú, the name of a local ruler who lived near the Bay of San Miguel, Panama, in the early 16th century.
7) Peru is a presidential representative democratic republic with a multi-party system.
8) Peru's main exports are copper, gold, zinc, textiles, and fish meal; its major trade partners are the United States, China, Brazil, and Chile.
9) Peruvian cuisine is a blend of Amerindian and Spanish food with strong influences from African, Arab, Italian, Chinese, and Japanese cooking. Common dishes include anticuchos, ceviche, humitas, and pachamanca.
10) African contributions to Peruvian music include its rhythms and the cajón, a percussion instrument. Peruvian folk dances include marinera, tondero, danza de tijeras and huayno.
11) Peru is an interesting climatic country because it contains stunning mountains, flat plains and over 1,500 miles of beaches on the Pacific Ocean.Visit the dry desert in the east of the country, and you will be dressing just the opposite.
12) Peru’s most famous sport is Soccer, but they also enjoy tennis, surfing, beach volleyball, and sailing.
13) Peru’s natural resources are silver, gold, copper, timber, fish, petroleum, coal, iron, ore, phosphate, potash, hydropower, and natural gas.
14) ***Peru has 246 airports. That’s more than it has ever had before. This is a good sign for the economy. Unfortunately, the country only has 1 heliport.
15) Peru is home to the famous Lake Titicaca.
~ ALL D BEST ~
- Anonymous1 decade ago
ever heard of wikipedia??
you have now . . . www.wikipedia.org
you'll get so much information off here.
and btw peru is in south america
- Anonymous1 decade ago
Half the languages aren't spanish.