Peru is situated in the western part of South America and shares borders with Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. Its enormous territory, covering more than 1.2 million square kilometers, is composed of three regions: Coast, Highlands and Jungle. Its current population exceeds 31.5 million inhabitants.
Is Peru a 3rd 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.
Is Peru a hot or cold country?
Peru is located entirely in the tropics but features desert and mountain climates as well as tropical rainforests.
|Average annual temp.||13.0 °C (55.4 °F)|
|Warmest month||14.2 °C (57.6 °F) (January)|
|Coolest month||11.8 °C (53.2 °F) June)|
|Annual precipitation||770 mm (30 in)|
Did the US ever bomb Peru?
The 2002 Lima bombing was a car bomb attack in Lima, Peru that occurred just outside the embassy of the United States, killing nine people and injuring thirty-two.
|2002 Lima bombing|
|Date||March 20, 2002 10:45 pm|
|Target||United States embassy (suspected)|