Peru, Perú, Republika Peru, República del Perú
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After a dozen years of military rule, Peru returned to democratic leadership in 1980. In recent years, bold reform programs and significant progress in curtailing guerrilla activity and drug trafficking have resulted in solid economic growth.

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1. Dependency status: NA

2. Government type: constitutional republic

3. Location: Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador

4. Border Countries: Bolivia 900 km, Brazil 1,560 km, Chile 160 km, Colombia 1,496 km (est.), Ecuador 1,420 km

5. Climate: varies from tropical in east to dry desert in west; temperate to frigid in Andes

6. Terrain: western coastal plain (costa), high and rugged Andes in center (sierra), eastern lowland jungle of Amazon Basin (selva)

7. Area: 1,285,220 km2

8. Capital: Lima

9. Administrative divisions: 24 departments (departamentos, singular - departamento) and 1 constitutional province* (provincia constitucional); Amazonas, Ancash, Apurimac, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao*, Cusco, Huancavelica, Huanuco, Ica, Junin, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Loreto, Madre de Dios, Moquegua, Pasco, Piura, Puno, San Martin, Tacna, Tumbes, Ucayali

10. Population: 27,483,864 (July 2001 est.)

11. Languages: Spanish (official), Quechua (official), Aymara

12. Religions: Roman Catholic 90%

13. Currency: nuevo sol (PEN)

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24. Peru office in Poland:

  • Embassy Republici of Peru
    ul. Starościńska 1/3-4
    02-516 Warszawa
    tel. (022) 646-88-06; fax 646-86-17
    e-mail: embperpl@atomnet.pl
  • Konsulat Peru w Gdańsku
    ul. Władysława IV 9
    81-703 Sopot
    tel. (058) 555-97-00; fax 555-97-01
    open hours: 16.00-18.00 in Thursday
    Honorary Consul: Mr Witold Wacławik-Narbutt
  • Peru Consulate in Katowicach
    ul. Rybnicka 10/3
    40-038 Katowice
    tel. (032) 255-40-61
    open hours: 16.00-18.00 in Wednesday
    Honorary Consul: Mr Andrzej Rustanowicz
  • Peru Consulate in Krakowie
    ul. Straszewskiego 28
    31-113 Kraków
    tel. (012) 421-81-05; tel./fax 423-10-82
    open hours: 13.00-14.00 in Wednesday
    Honorary Consul: Mr Andrzej Krzanowski
  • Peru Consulate in Toruniu
    ul. Wschodnia 38
    87-100 Toruń
    tel./fax (056) 659-80-58, 659-80-70
    open hours: 10.00-16.00 in Monday, Wednesday, Friday
    Honorary Consul: Mr Stanisław Rakowicz
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