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Peru

Peru Some facts…… •  •  •  •  Peru is officially the Republic of Peru The capital of Peru is Lima. Peru s independence day is July 28 It is located in South America bordering 5 countries. •  Peru is the second largest nation in South America. •  Peru is divided into 25 regions Some facts…… •  The main language spoken in Peru is Spanish and a significant amount of people speak Quechua. •  Peru is a multiethnic country. •  According to the 2007 census, 81.3% of the population are Catholics...

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Geography of Peru

Peru Peru is located on the west coast of South America, bordered by the South Pacific Ocean, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. Peru can be divided into three major regions, Costa (Coast) - the 3,079-kilometer (1,900 mile) Pacific Coastline; Sierra (Andes) - the central Andean Highlands; Selva (Amazon Basin) — the remote eastern vastness of the Amazonian jungle. The best know of these is the central high sierra of the Andes, with its massive peaks, steep canyons, and extraordinary...

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Peru or Biru

Biru or Peru? Peru's territory is bordered by Ecuador and Colombia on the north, Brazil and Bolivia to the east, and finally Chile and Bolivia to the south and to the west lies the Pacific Ocean. In Peru you can find anything from steaming jungles to creeping glaciers, Peru, hugging South America's west coast, wraps its borders around dramatically varied geography with elicits varied cultures. A little smaller than Alaska, Peru has coastal deserts so dry that no one there has ever recorded rain...

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Unemployment in Peru: An economic concern

 Unemployment in Peru: an Economic Concern AIU Online Abstract The Peruvian unemployment rate has started to decline in the past few years. The lowered unemployment rate connects to Peru’s economy and means it is on the mend. There are several relationships between the lowered unemployment rate and the economy that will be described. The data on this occurrence has a trend that shows it will continue to decrease. This will mean the economy will continue to improve....

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Modern Peru

 From Old to Modern Peru Latin America's wars for independence during the 1800s weakened its connection with Spain through political affairs that changed after years of an unbalanced economy and unstable rule. While Latin America was negatively impacted by the violence and instability, it went through its own Industrial Revolution which gave Latin America the power and reputation it needed to be one of the world’s main producers for raw materials. In many Latin American countries, racial discrimination...

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Country Risk Analysis - Peru

analysis Strengths: Peru is a country blessed with natural resources. In 2010 its exports reached some 23 billion GBP, which was mainly made out of minerals, petroleum and agricultural products. Its mining industry is the largest in Latin America, accounting for 7,7 billion GBP of its total exports in 2010. The climate is also favourable for agriculture, representing 13% of GDP, and employing 30% of the population. In addition, sites like Machu Picchu, Cuscu and Sacsayhuaman make Peru a popular tourist...

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Peru-Pest Analysis

* * MAN 6930 * * October 3, 2011 * * PEST ANALYSIS: PERU * * POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT * Over the past 10 years, Peru has experienced great political change following the impeachment of President Alberto Fujimori in late 2000, on accounts of bribery and corruption. Since then, former Presidents Alejandro Toledo and Alan Garcia as well as current President Ollante Humala have significantly decreased bribery and corruption, stabilizing the political climate...

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the conquest of peru and the inca empire

The Conquest of Peru and the Inca Empire With the mighty Aztec Empire in ruins and the Maya decimated in Central America, only one formidable native kingdom remains in the New World: the gold-rich Inca, high in the frigid mountains of Peru. Francisco Pizarro, an illiterate conquistador in the ruthless mold of Hernán Cortés sets out with 200 men to defeat the last great New World Empire. Juan Pizarro, Francisco's Reckless Younger Brother The name Francisco Pizarro is well-known: he was the...

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Peru - Peruvian Migration to Lima

What causes people from rural areas in Peru to move to its capital, Lima, and what are the effects it has on the way of living? This is a big concern for the Peruvian people whose lives are affected by an increase in poverty, invaded settlements, and crime. Lima is crowded with people who live in very poor conditions due to the lack of employment. In order to explain the current situation in Lima I truly feel one must understand its history. Peru is a country which history contained many different...

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Peru: Overview

Geography Peru, in western South America, extends for nearly 1,500 mi (2,414 km) along the Pacific Ocean. Colombia and Ecuador are to the north, Brazil and Bolivia to the east, and Chile to the south. Five-sixths the size of Alaska, Peru is divided by the Andes Mountains into three sharply differentiated zones. To the west is the coastline, much of it arid, extending 50 to 100 mi (80 to 160 km) inland. The mountain area, with peaks over 20,000 ft (6,096 m), lofty plateaus, and deep valleys, lies...

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