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-Peru is located in South America
-The capital of Peru is Lima
-Other important cities are Machu Picchu, Cuzco, and Iquitos
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-Peru's population is around 30.1 million people
-Peru extends for nearly 1,500 miles along the Pacific Ocean and is divided by the Andes Mountains.
-Peru is predominately Roman Catholic but has some Christian faiths.
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-Peru is democratic republic.
-different languages in Peru include Spanish, Ayacucho Quechua, and Aymara
-Amerindians originally settled in Peru from Asia, then in the 16th century the Spaniards took over and brought over slaves, after Peru won its independence the saw more and more European settlers as well as Germans, French,and Italians.
-Most Peruvians play percussion and wind instruments. Some instruments even date back to Inca times.

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-Figueretti- Poser, show off
-Fumon- A dope head
-Mamerto- A silly guy
-Rata- Theif
-Roche- What a shame
-Tombo- Cop
-Yara- To Watch out

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http://www.infoplease.com/country/peru.html
http://projectperu.org.uk/about-peru/music.htm