Peru Brief Information

Peru Brief Information

South America
Geographical position: West coast of South America. According to Ezinereligion, Peru borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. From the west it is washed by the waters of the Pacific Ocean. Capital: Lima (7.7 million people). Official languages: Spanish, Quechua and Aymara (Puno and the border with Bolivia), as well as many Amazonian dialects. Population: about 27.1 million people. State structure: democratic republic. Territory: 1.285.220 sq. km. The country is divided into 24 departments and 1 constitutional province. Dominant religion: Catholicism. Currency: new sol (1 US dollar is equal to 3.00 new sols (rate varies). Time: GMT - 5 hours. Behind Moscow by 9 hours (summer), 8 hours (winter). Highest point: mountain peak Huascaran (6768 m) Mains voltage: 220/240 Volts, frequency 60 Hz (50 Hz in Arequipa), European-style sockets…
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Peru 2007

Peru 2007

South America
Yearbook 2007 Peru. The most overwhelming event in Peru during the year was that 69-year-old former president Alberto Fujimori was extradited from Chile in September, where he surprisingly arrived in 2005 after five years of exile in Japan to stand for presidential election in Peru in 2006. According to CountryAAH, Lima is the capital city of Peru. Fujimori was immediately placed in a special prison outside Lima. The deciding factor for the Chilean court's decision was the evidence in the case of the massacres of La Cantuta and Barrios Altos carried out by paramilitary Squadron Colina with Fujimori as the ultimate responsible. He faces 30 years in prison for his participation in the act. He is also charged with violations of human rights, bribery, illegal telephone interception and having known…
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