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Peru is a country in South America with a population of 33,359,416 people, Lima is the capital

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33,359,416
Population
0.43% of world
1,280,000 km²
Area
0.99% of world
Martín Vizcarra
President
Political leader

Population

The country has a total population of 33,359,416 (0.43% of worldwide)

The average net migration is 495,345 (1.5% of pop)

The population density is around 26 ppl/km²

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Location

Peru is located in South America, Americas

The total country area is 1,280,000 km² (0.99% of worldwide)

Lima is the capital

There are 12 UNESCO World Heritage sites

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Cities

There are 264 cities in Peru in our database, they represent 53.49% of the population of the country altogether

City Population
Lima 7,646,786
Arequipa 844,000
Trujillo 750,004
Chiclayo 582,597
Iquitos 439,114
Huancayo 380,098
Piura 326,592
Chimbote 320,119
Cusco 313,210
Pucallpa 311,793
Tacna 280,996
Juliaca 247,949
Ica 247,687
Sullana 162,493
Chincha Alta 154,561
Huánuco 148,466
Ayacucho 140,510
Cajamarca 132,622
Puno 116,951
Chosica 110,536
Tumbes 109,599
Talara 100,105
Huaraz 87,233
Cerro de Pasco 79,183
Chulucanas 69,145
Huaral 68,606
Pisco 62,148
Catacaos 57,903
Paita 56,404
Abancay 55,299
Moquegua 54,703
Huacho 53,852
Ilo 53,717
Tingo María 53,416
Jaén 52,730
Tarma 51,581
Barranca 51,078
Moyobamba 44,428
Lambayeque 43,907
Picsi 43,806
Chepén 42,181
Yurimaguas 42,016
Huancavelica 41,719
Saña 39,377
Tambopata 39,142
Juanjuí 37,885
Puerto Maldonado 37,742
Imperial 35,689
Nuevo Imperial 35,689
La Unión 34,991
Ferreñafe 34,512
Sicuani 33,726
La Oroya 33,495
La Arena 32,914
Chocope 32,515
Paramonga 30,490
Tambo Grande 30,169
Chancay 29,746
Hualmay 29,416
Pacasmayo 29,296
Tocache 29,160
Mollendo 29,084
Chaupimarca 28,795
San Vicente de Cañete 28,157
La Peca 27,167
Monsefú 25,822
Marcavelica 25,760
Querecotillo 25,511
Guadalupe 25,491
Santa Ana 25,259
Rioja 25,170
Laredo 24,802
Nazca 23,662
Yanacancha 23,280
Sechura 23,124
Huaura 22,867
Moche 22,683
Santiago de Cao 22,081
Huamachuco 21,866
Casma 21,263
Paiján 21,223
Jauja 21,152
Virú 20,867
Requena 20,494
Bagua Grande 20,474
Chachapoyas 20,348
Corrales 19,856
Ayaviri 19,397
Mala 19,045
Huanta 18,711
Uchiza 17,822
La Brea 17,773
Andahuaylas 17,522
Zarumilla 16,983
Camaná 16,509
Santa Maria 16,390
San Pedro de Lloc 16,323
Huarmey 16,245
Chongoyape 16,133
Ilave 16,105
San Clemente 15,886
Pimentel 15,622
Satipo 15,602
Marcona 15,548
Junín 15,389
Bellavista 15,300
Supe 15,138
Pativilca 14,988
Chicama 14,982
Saposoa 14,961
Tabalosos 14,811
San Ramón 14,774
Celendín 14,726
Cutervo 14,565
Chota 14,304
Colán 14,274
Chilca 14,216
Santa 14,130
Ascope 14,078
Contamana 13,947
Eten 13,755
Lamas 13,755
Motupe 13,743
Cajabamba 13,546
Bambamarca 13,411
Azángaro 13,350
Vice 12,973
Pueblo Nuevo 12,527
Morropón 12,362
Zorritos 12,317
Nauta 11,757
Concepción 11,381
Caraz 10,976
Soritor 10,907
Salas 10,734
Santa Rosa 10,673
Puquio 10,538
Santiago 10,496
Vista Alegre 10,267
Yunguyo 10,210
Otuzco 10,180
Salaverry 10,112
Chupaca 9,921
Reque 9,852
Olmos 9,845
San Luis 9,778
Ilabaya 9,534
San José de Sisa 9,520
Las Lomas 9,493
El Alto 9,345
Quiruvilca 9,268
Lagunas 9,238
Calca 9,220
Carhuamayo 9,163
Aguas Verdes 9,147
Máncora 9,142
Subtanjalla 9,137
Yauya 9,133
Campoverde 8,985
Cocachacra 8,838
San Jerónimo de Tunán 8,812
Pacanga 8,789
Huancabamba 8,591
La Huaca 8,506
Pilcomayo 8,206
Putina 8,155
Chazuta 8,065
Buenos Aires 7,967
San Ignacio 7,947
Morococha 7,926
Los Aquíjes 7,883
Oxapampa 7,777
Pacocha 7,622
Urubamba 7,574
Mochumí 7,494
Villa Rica 7,482
San José 7,468
Coracora 7,453
Talavera 7,414
Chicla 7,354
Juli 7,342
Cajaruro 7,313
Acobamba 7,193
Jepelacio 7,182
Sauce 7,113
Quilmaná 7,109
Torata 7,086
Túcume 7,074
Santa Eulalia 7,068
Oyón 6,925
San Juan Bautista 6,902
Ambo 6,896
Perené 6,875
Sicaya 6,872
Végueta 6,862
Mazamari 6,856
Sayán 6,837
Acolla 6,836
Santiago de Chuco 6,790
Huicungo 6,788
Picota 6,727
Mórrope 6,692
Pangoa 6,667
Punta de Bombón 6,364
Oyotún 6,359
Bellavista 6,349
San Miguel 6,332
Jayanca 6,153
Caleta de Carquín 6,085
Macusani 6,071
San Agustín 6,025
Lluta 6,025
Yanahuanca 6,019
Bernal 5,943
Palpa 5,909
Anta 5,886
Huayucachi 5,854
Nicolas de Pierola 5,826
Barranca 5,805
Pueblo Nuevo 5,792
San Pedro de Cajas 5,784
Yura 5,712
Íllimo 5,709
Vichayal 5,687
Orcopampa 5,668
Huallanca 5,665
San Jerónimo 5,635
Pampas 5,545
Ramón Castilla 5,520
Papayal 5,509
Urcos 5,504
Paucartambo 5,423
Salitral 5,409
Desaguadero 5,353
San Miguel de Cauri 5,350
Ricardo Palma 5,343
Ayabaca 5,294
Yungay 5,292
Lircay 5,260
Huasahuasi 5,169
Tinyahuarco 5,089
Carhuaz 5,067
Tambo 5,054
Matucana 4,985
Tarata 4,936
Tamarindo 4,836
La Unión 4,809
Lampa 4,801
Río Grande 4,710
Ayna 4,609
Llata 4,606
Chivay 4,563
Pomabamba 4,473
Acarí 4,465
Iberia 4,406
Saquena 4,381
Santa Lucía 4,339
Cascas 4,318
Ñuñoa 4,290
Huari 4,235
Orcotuna 4,218
Santo Tomas 4,152
Oropesa 4,040
Pucará 3,970

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