1. Machu Picchu (from USD 85.0) Occupying a lush hillside above the Urubamba River in Peru is the countrys most famous attraction, ruins of the ancient stone city Machu Picchu. It was inhabited by the Incan people some 400 years ago and exhibits some of the most impressive engineering and cultural relics.
What is Peru famous for producing?
Perus main exports are copper, gold, zinc, textiles, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, manufactures, machinery, services and fish meal. The countrys major trade partners are the United States, China, Brazil, the European Union and Chile.
What are three interesting facts about Peru?
Fast Facts About Peru The capital city of Peru is called Lima. 268,352 people live here. Peru is the third-largest country in South America, coming in after Brazil and Argentina. There are three official languages of Peru: Spanish, Quechua and Amaya. The money used in Peru is called Sol.
What is the most famous product in Peru?
Grapes: Perus leading non-traditional export. Fresh Peruvian grapes are the most widely sold product internationally thus far in 2017. In total, 120,000 tons were exported, equal to US$ 235.2 million.
What are five most interesting things about Peru?
10 Interesting Facts about PeruPotatoes and More Potatoes. ©iStock/MarkSkalny. Pick Your Climate. Birthplace of Surfing. Worlds Highest Sand Dune. Two of the Worlds Deepest Canyons. The Amazon River Starts in Peru. Worlds Highest Navigable Lake. Peru has Three Official Languages.More items