What is the Latitude and Longitude on Peru? also tell me something more about the country.
Latitude of Peru is:-10 and Longitude of Peru is: -76
Home to one of the oldest civilization of the Norte Chico, Peru is a country located in western South America.
Peru achieved independence from Spanish Empire in 1821 and since then there have been phases of both, political crisis as well and economy growth. Human Development index in the country has been quite high recently.
Located at the geographical coordinates of 10° South and 76° West, Peru is spanned across an area of 1,285,216 square kilometres making it the 20th largest country in the world followed by Chad. It is also the 40th most populated country in the world with a population of 29,496,000, though it is ranked low in terms of density of the population in the country due to its massive size. Peru shares its boundaries with Chile in the south, Bolivia in the southeast, Brazil in the east and Ecuador and Columbia in the north. Pacific Ocean flows to the west of the country. Lima is the capital and largest city of Peru.
Peru is divided into three geographical regions of costa, sierra and selva, which are characterized by coasts, highlands and rainforests respectively. Huascarán, at a height of 22,205 feet, is the most elevated peak in the country. Though Peru is near to the equator, the climate is more of moderate type in the coasts while the highland regions are colder.
The people of Peru have adopted the culture of Amerindians and Spanish. Literature and the folk form of dance form the core of Peru's culture.
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