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    Approximately eleven years ago, I lived for ten years in the small city of Moyobamba, Peru. Shortly after school vacation, I visited Lima, the capital of Peru to spend time with the rest of my family. Even though my family and I have a house and we are settled in the United States, Peru will always be my hometown. Peru is situated on the west coast of South America; borders on Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia, and Chile. Peru is the third largest nation in South America that covers an area of almost 500

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    Peru

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    Peru is not only mountains like most people think, the country actually has chilly sierras, a dry coast, and a humid jungle. Peru is a large country of contrasts when it comes to the regions and climates that come with each region (Shields 10-13). The amount of people occupying these regions in the country is an impressive 30.95 million as of 2013 (Gottlieb 1). The culture of course, like any other country, has little differences in traditions and the ways of life depending on the part of the country

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    Inca In Peru

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    Inca is a civilization long lived before in ancient Peru between C.1400 and 1533 CE. Inca had the largest empire on planet Earth. Approximately twelve million people lived there before the Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro invaded the Incan empire in 1532-1572. This fight has lasted for forty until it came to an end and the spanish had won and the former Inca lands had been incorporated and turned in Viceroyalty of Peru. The Inca people was very wealth they could afford hundred people if they

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    Peru Religion

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    The South American country of Peru has many features unique to Latin American society. With a population of 30.38 million, Peru is a thriving society with rich culture and diversity. Composed of Amerindian, mestizo, white, and other ethnicities, Peru has a variety of religions, beliefs, and practices. The Amerindian ethnic group composes 45% of the total population in Peru while the mestizos make up 35%. White and other ethnic groups follow with 16%. The primary languages are Spanish, Quechua and

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    Peru Culture

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    The Republic of Peru boasts rich and diverse racial and cultural groups that consist of Quechuas and Aymaras Amerindians, Mestizos, White Europeans. As well as small contingency of Asian and Afro-Peruvians whose racial and cultural group consists of Mullato and Zambo. (Major Ethnic Groups Of Peru, 2017) With so many different racial and cultural groups present Peru is an interesting blend of pre-Columbian religion and practices that are slowly being lost to urbanization, as well as traces of African

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    Muslides In Peru

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    In Peru, we first experienced Lima and the everyday order that went on without seeing much of what was planned for the first few days and visit the schools in need of the donations due to the mudslides. The mudslides did give us something else to see, with people in need of water and at some point no place receiving it, causing many to retreat to fountains to get murky water. We observed police guarding certain fountains that must’ve been sacred or of importance, preventive people access to their

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    Peru Culture

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    Religion, stereotypes, and prejudices were topics brought up during our experience with the students of Lima. The major religion in Peru is Catholicism and it is very important to go to church every sunday. For example, Fiorella's most important tradition is to go to church every sunday then eat lunch with her grandparents. The most popular tradition in Peru, according to the students, is Thanksgiving and New Years. It is a tradition to wear all white clothers. Another thing that I learned

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    Peru Facts

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    In 2013, Peru was the biggest producer of cocaine, the cocaine industry in Peru employs about 200,000 Peruvians. In addition to cocaine, Peru is the sixth-largest producer of gold. Peru has over 55 different varieties of corn and the potato was originally from Peru with over 3,000 different varieties. A traditional Peruvians dish Cuy with about 65 million consumed annually. There are 3,500 types of orchids with only about 50% having been identified. Chicama and Pacasmayo in Peru both claim the

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    Describe Peru

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    a trip to an amazing country, I believe Peru is the place to go. Peru is located in South America.The population in Peru is 29.8 million.The gained independence from Spain in 1821. I found many landmarks in Peru. One is the amazon basin it is one of the biggest and largest river in Peru. The second is Lake Titicaca is one of the largest lake in Peru. The last landmark is the Amazon River one of the most known rivers nation wide. The primary language in Peru is spanish. Most of the population speaks

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    Research Paper On Peru

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    Have you thought of traveling to Peru? If you ever travel to Peru you will find a lot of interesting things there. There are a lot of different foods and languages. Peru is a very interesting places. Peru is located in the western part of South America near the Atlantic Ocean. Surrounding Peru is Colombia, Brazil, and the Caribbean Sea. Peru is also located by Bolivia. Peru is the 3rd biggest country in South America. The capital of Peru is Lima. Lime sits on the coast of the Pacific Ocean.

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