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Where is Peru
Where is Peru located on the world map? The given Peru location map shows that Peru is located in the western part of South America continent.

. Peru map also shows that Peru shares its international boundaries with Ecuador and Colombia in the north, Brazil in the east, Bolivia in the south-east and Chile in the south. Besides, Pacific Ocean lies throughout the western side.
Interestingly, Peru houses Norte Chico Civilization, which is one of the oldest civilizations in the world. It was the colony of Spain and got its independence in the year 1821. However, it had experienced political unrest and economic crisis for long periods. The government type of Peru is a representative democratic republic featured with multi-party system.

The economy of Peru is largely depends upon the Services (it accounts about 53% of Peruvian gross domestic product); however, the other significant sectors are manufacturing (22.3%), extractive industries (15%), taxes (9.7%), and agriculture. In addition, Peru is also exporter of copper, gold, zinc, textiles, and fish meal.
Geography of Peru varies from the arid plains of the Pacific coast to the high peaks of the Andes mountains and the tropical forests of the Amazon Basin. The country has typical tropical climate.