Peru Facts, Population Count, Statistics & News (2022)

Last Updated on: July 23rd, 2021

peru statistics and facts 2022

Here are a few of the most interesting Peru facts and statistics I was able to dig up including population counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Peru Facts

  • Geographical Location: Google Maps
  • Size: 496,225 square miles (1.285 million square kilometers)
  • Continent: South America
  • National Language: Spanish
  • Capital City: Lima
  • Largest City: Lima
  • Population Count: 32.654 million (2018)

Peru Time Zone(s):

Time zone Offset
Peru Time UTC -5

Peru Major Cities:

  • Lima
  • Arequipa
  • Trujillo
  • Chiclayo
  • Piura
  • Iquitos
  • Cusco
  • Huancayo
  • Chimbote
  • Pucallpa

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these Peru stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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