Peru is located in the western South America and it has the Pacific Ocean on its west, Chile located on its south, Bolivia on its southeast, Brazil on its east, and Columbia and Ecuador on its north.
The population of Peru is about twenty-nine million and it comprises of the people of different ethnicity, such as Asians, Africans, Amerindians and Europeans. In the year 2007, this nation was declared as the 4th most populated nation in South America. The different cultures can be seen in Peru’s music, art, literature and cuisine.
More than 4/5th of the population of Peru speaks in Spanish and the language is also considered to be the main language of the nation. While Spanish is the chief language that is spoken by the people of Peru, other native languages are also spoken in the country.
The other indigenous languages that are spoken in Peru are many and among them, the important one is Quechua. Basically, the culture of the country is a mixture of Spanish and Amerindian traditions. Its culture has also been influenced by the cultures of other ethic groups like European, Asian and African cultures. Some of the chief exports of Peru are fish meal, textiles, zinc, gold and copper.