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DECEMBER 2011

Virgen del Camen Feast: 27th


Locate:Chincha


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Andean Christmas: 25th

Locate: Pan Peruvian


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Acho Bullfight: Nov-Dec 4th

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Elton John Concert in Lima

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At 1'285,220 sq. Km, Peru is the third-largest country in South America, it limits to the north with Ecuador, to the northeast with Colombia, to the east with Brazil, to the southeast with Bolivia, to the south with Chile and to the west with the Pacific Ocean. The Peruvian marine domain is called "Sea of Grau" (in honor of a Peruvian Hero Admiral Miguel Grau), reaches a distance of 200 marine miles from the coastline.

 

Peru offer you destinations in coast, Andean mountains and Amazon Basin.

 

Peru Travel Guide in Go2Peru offers all manner of tourist information on Peru. There are maps and photo galleries, as well as information about protected natural areas and World Heritage Sites. Also offers all you need to experience the "magic of Peru".


Go2Peru is the leading online provider of information and inspiration about active travel in Peru, and special interest as archaeology, nature & biodiversity, living cultures, adventure and outdoor lifestyle.


Browse for ideas and travel providers by activity or destination, and let Go2Peru lead you to visit to Machu Picchu, Nazca Lines, Colca Valley, the pristine Amazon rainforest, take contact with Andean Indians in Pisac and enjoy the famous Peruvian gastronomy ...


PERU LANGUAGE

The official language of Peru is the Spanish, and in the areas where prevail are also the Quechua, Aymara and other aboriginal languages. English is a language that many people linked to the tourism sector dominate, and the tourist operators dominate other foreign languages, as German, French, Italian, Japanese, etc.

 

As part of its rich cultural tradition, Peru features many different languages. Although Spanish is commonly spoken across the country, Quechua is a major legacy of the Inca empire, and is still spoken with regional dialects in many parts of Peru.

In addition, other languages are spoken such as Aymara (in Puno) and a startling variety of dialects in the Amazon jungle, which are divided up into 15 linguistic families and 43 different languages.

  • Spanish: 80,3%
  • Quechua: 16,2%
  • Other languages: 3,0%
  • Foreign languages: 0,2%

PERU TIME

The hour in Peru is -5 GMT (UT)
In the whole Peruvian territory rules the same hour, without hour change in any time of the year. Lima, capital of Peru, is located in 77° 07' W, 12º 04' S.


PERU WHEATHER

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See Climate seasons, south hemisphere (Peru):

  • Summer in Peru: December 22nd.  to March 21st.
  • Autumn in Peru: March 22nd. to June 21st.
  • Winter in Peru: June 22nd. to September 22nd.
  • Spring in Peru: September 23rd. to December 21st.

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