Peru lies on the west coast of South America and the capital city is Lima. See whatís going on in this beautiful city through one of our Peru webcams. It is one of the oldest civilizations in the world and its main attraction is the ancient Inca city of Machu Picchu, high in the Andes Mountains. |
Peruís main economy is agriculture, fishing, mining and the manufacturing of textiles. The 29 million population speak mainly Spanish and have a rich cultural heritage in costume, dance, art, cuisine, music (think pan-pipes!) and literature. The local dish is ceviche Ė raw seafood marinated in lemon juice, if you like that sort of thing!