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Peru History

Peru History

On the prehistory and early history of South America, Andean high cultures, Inca. Colonial times The turmoil in the Inca empire after the death of the ruler Huayna Capac († 1527; war of succession among his sons) and an epidemic in 1527 made it easier for the Spaniards (initially only 183 men) under F. Pizarro to conquer the empire. Pizarro occupied Cajamarca, Atahualpa’s residence, on November 15, 1532 and had him executed in mid-1533. On November 15, 1533 he moved…

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Peru Country Information

Peru Country Information

The name “Peru” probably comes from the troops of the Spaniards who moved through the small landscape of “Biru” and transferred their names to the whole country, from which “Peru” developed over time. For the Incas, the country was called “Tahuantin-suyu” – “four provinces”, since they had divided their great empire in four provinces. Location With an area of ​​1,285,220 square kilometers, Peru is the third largest country in South America and the largest of the Andean countries. Peru shares…

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Peru Guide

Peru Guide

Country data Location: Western South America Time zone: CET – 6 (during European summer time, CET – 7) Total area: 1,285,216 km² Land area: 1,279,996 km² Water area: 5,220 km² Length of the state border: 7,461 km Bordering countries: Bolivia: 1,075 km Brazil: 2,995 km Chile: 171 km Ecuador: 1,420 km Colombia: 1,800 km Coastline: 2,414 km Capital: Lima Governorates: 25 Amazonas, Ancash, Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Ica, Junin, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Loreto, Madre de…

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