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🇵🇪 Peru

Country located in South America

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General information related to the country

Comprehensive data for Peru
Country NamePeru
Country Name (Local)Perú/Piruw
Country Flag🇵🇪
Country Area1285216 km2
Country Code (ISO 3166-1)PE
ContinentSouth America
RegionSouth America
Capital NameLima
Capital Latitude-12.04318
Capital Longitude-77.02824
Postal Code Format#####
Postal Code Regex^(\d{5})$


The currency used for the locale code is Nuevo Sol.

Currency details for Peru
Currency NameNuevo Sol
Currency Name (Local)Peruvian sol
Currency CodePEN
Currency SymbolS/
Currency Numeric604
Currency Subunit Value100
Currency Subunit NameCéntimos

Languages Spoken


Peru has one timezone with UTC offset UTC-05:00.



Peru shares borders with 5 countries and it's not landlocked.

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What country is 🇵🇪?

People often ask which country uses 🇵🇪 emoji flag. The answer is Peru.Peru is located in South America continent. The country area is 1285216 km2, and the capital city is Lima (-12.04318, -77.02824). Some of the neighboring countries are Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and the country is not landlocked. Some of the timezones in Peru are UTC-05:00. The currency used in Peru is Peruvian sol (PEN). People in Peru speak mostly Spanish. Peru is part of the South America region.