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(Encyclopedia) Peru p?ro?o, city (1990 pop. 12,843), seat of Miami co., N Ind., on the Wabash River; inc. 1847. It is a trade, processing, and rail center for a fertile agricultural area. Among its?


(Encyclopedia) Peru p?ro?o, Span. Perp?ro?o, officially Republic of Peru, republic (2015 est. pop. 31,377,000), 496,220 sq mi (1,285,210 sq km), W South America. It borders on the Pacific Ocean in?


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Peru Map

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Peru Department of State Background

U.S. Department of State Background Note Peru Index: People Economy Foreign Relations U.S.-Peruvian Relations PEOPLE When the Spanish landed in 1531, Peru's territory was the nucleus of?

Terrorism: Peru and Algeria

1997 News of the World In Peru, Tupac Amaru rebels took approximately 600 people hostage at the residence of the Japanese ambassador in Lima during a reception on December 17, 1996. President?

Brewer's: Peru

That's not Peru. Said of something utterly worthless. A French expression, fourded on the notion that Peru is the El Dorado of the world. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E.?


(Encyclopedia) Cusco, Peru: see Cuzco.


(Encyclopedia) Saqsaywaman, Peru: see Sacsahuamn.