Peru Country in South America information and photo #Peru – Peru flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Peru is a country in South America that’s home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city set high in the Andes mountains. The area surrounding Machu Picchu, including the Sacred Valley, the Inca Trail and the lively city of Cusco, is also rich in Incan sites as well as hiking, rafting and mountain-biking opportunities.
Dialing code: +51
Currency: Peruvian nuevo sol
Population: 30.38 million (2013) World Bank
Continent: South America