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You will find important facts about Machu Picchu which are very useful. The citadel of Machu Picchu is situated at 2.360 meters above the sea level, located 130 kilometers northwest of Cusco, Urubamba province, at the crest of the hill Machu Picchu. Is 13 º 9 ’47 “south latitude and 72 º 32′ 44” west longitude. Is […]

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Hiram Bingham finds out Machu Picchu, one of the significant archaeological discoveries in American history. Hiram Bingham was born on November 19, 1875, in Hawaii. Both his father and grandfather were Protestant missionaries in the Pacific Islands. As indicated by Minnesota State University, Bingham spent his youth in Hawaii, but studied at the American Northeast, […]

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The name of the Lima Airport is Jorge Chavez; it is located in Callao, near the port and 10 miles from downtown Lima. It is Peru’s main airport, because it concentrates the majority of international and domestic flights in the country serving about 11.800.0002 passengers per year. The Jorge Chavez International Airports is strategically located […]

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The Amazon River is the longest, the largest, wider and deeper river and also drains the largest basin on Earth. A full 20 percent of the water that pours out of the planet’s rivers into the oceans comes from the Amazon. General Information Length 3,980 miles Source(s) Iquitos, Peru Mouth Atlantic Ocean, off Brazil Countries […]

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Machu Picchu Intihuatana

The Intihuatana, which in Quechua means “place where the sun is tied”, is one of the major mysteries of the Inca culture due to, is not known the exact purpose of this stone. Is located in one of the terraces of the temple of the three windows in the sanctuary of Machu Picchu and is […]

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Tourist Attractions of Puerto Maldonado

MAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS Tampopata- Candamo National Reserve The Tambopata National Reserve is Located at the confluence of the rivers La Torre and Tambopata, with an area of 5,500 hectares of virgin forest. Noted for its richness and variety of birds (about 600 species), butterflies (900 species) and dragonflies (115 species). Mouse Possum – Tambopata Reserve […]

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Nazca is one of the most important cultures in Peru. This Civilization was located in the Nazca region, department of Ica. They dominated the valleys of Chincha, Pisco, Ica and Nazca. Appears around 2,000 years ago near to the coast the mountains of Southwest Peru. This civilization it´s divided in two periods of time: Early […]

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The Rainforest is the Earth’s oldest living ecosystem, which is home of a immense variety of plants and animals. These breathtaking ecosystems cover only 6 % of the Earth’s surface but yet they count with more than a half of the world’s wildlife species! A Rainforest can be described as a tall, dense jungle. The […]

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The city of Iquitos is in the jungle north to east. It is the capital of Loreto Region, with almost 30% of the country is the largest and northernmost Peru. The city lies along a secondary arm of the Amazon River in front of a large permanent white called Padre Island, wooded and almost twenty […]

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Tourist Attractions of Iquitos

MAIN TOURIST ATTRACTIONS Iquitos Cathedral Located in the main square of Iquitos. It was built between 1911 and 1924 under the Gothic style. Its structure of a single ship keeps details of the European Model United Nations wooden pulpit carved with the Right Side. An interesting detail is the Swiss clock was installed in 1925. […]

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Nowadays the threats to the rainforest are increase along the years, an despite that, there have been created several organizations that fight against them, at the same time, we continue damaging without stopping. We must know, in order to take more in consideration and thinking twice before to provoke some damage that the rainforest is […]

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The tropical rainforest is a kind biome typical of equatorial zones and tropical areas, with abundant rain. There are many ways to shelter life from microorganisms to large animal species. Where are The Tropical Rainforests? Tropical rainforests are located in a band around the equator, mostly in the area between the Tropic of Cancer (23.5° […]

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The Arequipa Airport name is Rodriguez Ballon International Airport (AQP), is located about 8 miles from the center of the city of Arequipa and start operations on August 15, 1979. It is currently under the administration of CORPAC SA, which is the second largest terminal with passenger flow in the south, after the airport from […]

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Lima Peru’s capital and the most important city of America, is located in the central coast, along the Pacific Ocean. It has more than 8 million people, made up of different races of the world. Nowadays is regarded as the political, cultural, financial and commercial country. Internationally, the city ranks fifth among the largest cities […]

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The flora in Peru is very diverse due to different climatic and physical conditions of the territory. Many professional and tourist come to study the Rainforest plants and for the flora observation. The rainforest vegetation is represented by tropical forests, where alternate innumerable wood tree species of diverse quality as well as palm trees and […]

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GENERAL INFORMATION Flag of Puno Foundation Date: November 4, 1668 Area: 58,000 km² Basin Countries: Bolivia and Peru Altitude: 3,812 m Length: 190 km Width: 80 km Max Depth: 284 m Population: The estimated total population of the Province of Puno is 228.140 inhabitants (INEI information Puno), representing 17.5% of the Population Department, resulting as the most populous province […]

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The Nazca culture was developed on the coast of Ica department, with the main center of the city of Cahuachi in the Rio Grande Valley. Nazca was an ancient civilization that emerged in the province of Nazca, around the first century and into decline in the sixth century. It was located along the Rio Grande […]

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The rainforest animals are the most complete variety that you can find. The Amazon rainforest of Peru is one of the most biologically diverse areas on earth. So great is the variety of species that is estimated that most of them still undiscovered. Peru is the second country in terms of number of bird species […]

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The Main Square of Lima is one of the most important touristic destinations, located in heart of the Historic Centre of Lima, founded by Francisco Pizarro in 1535, is a World Heritage Site, declared by UNESCO. The Plaza was the headquarters of the Spanish Colonial Government and was heavily damaged during the earthquake in 1746, […]

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Learn more about the Amazon River with our range of facts. Find out where the Amazon River is located, how big it is, interesting facts and much more. Source: Calillona, Peru. The Mouth (Delta) is located in North Eastern Brazil. Location: It flows east across South America and enters the Atlantic Ocean. Length: The Amazon […]

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General Information Peruvian Flag: National name: República del Perú CAPITAL: Lima (founded on 1535) SURFACE AREA: With an area of 1,285,216 square km, Peru is the third-largest country in South America after Brazil and Argentina, ranking it amongst the world’s 20 largest nations. Peru also holds sway over the sea up to 200 miles from […]

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Rainforest Facts

The Amazon is often referred to as the “Lungs of the World”, and in Peru, this tropical region covers nearly 2/3rds of the country, yet it remains one of the least populated and protects an insane amount of flora and fauna diversity. Amp up your knowledge of Peru’s Amazon with these rainforest facts. Peruvian Amazon […]

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Machu Picchu Facts

Learn more about Peru’s top attraction with these Machu Picchu facts. Overview  Surroundings History Interesting Things to Know  Overview The District of Machu Picchu is located in the south-eastern region of Peru, 70 mi (110 km) away by train from the city of Cusco. It is located at the confluence of the rivers Vilcanota and […]

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