What are some aspects of Peruvian culture?
Peruvian culture is a lively mix of Hispanic and native traditions. The Quechua and the Aymara are the two main native groups of Peru, and both speak their native languages in addition to Spanish. Many Peruvians have Incan ancestry as well.
How does Peru compare to the United States?
United States is about 8 times bigger than Peru.
Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, making United States 665% larger than Peru. Meanwhile, the population of Peru is ~31.9 million people (300.7 million more people live in United States).
What makes Peru different?
Peru is one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world
It is home to over 90 different micro-climates, offering unique precipitation levels, temperature, and wildlife in each. As elevation changes dramatically across the landscape, so does the flora and fauna, making for great adventure at every turn.
What do Peru and us have in common?
The kind of state in the United States is similar to kind of state in Peru. Both are Democratic and Constitutional Republics with one president elected for free popular election. However, their way to government and their political division are not alike.
What is considered rude in Peru?
Peruvians will stand much closer than you will probably like when in conversation. But it will be considered rude if you start backing away. And there is a fair amount of touching between men and men, men and women, and women and women while conversing. This includes hand on shoulders, hand on arms, and hand on hands.
Is Peru a third world country?
Peru is a Third World country historically and is currently a developing country. Peru has widespread poverty and lack of education among the masses. Luckily, the economy has improved in recent years due to economic initiatives, international loans, and infrastructure projects.