Peru Political Map
Peru Country Information:
Peru is located in western South America. Peru is bordered by the Pacific Ocean, Chile to the south, Bolivia and Brazil to the east, and Colombia and Ecuador to the north.
Peru Bordering Countries:
Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador
Abancay, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Cajamarca, Callao, Cerro de Pasco, Chachapoyas, Chiclayo, Chimbote, Chorrillos, Chosica, Cusco, Goyllarisquizga, Huacho, Huancavelica, Huancayo, Huanuco, Huaraz, Ica, Ilo, Iquitos, Juliaca, Lima, Matarani, Moquegua, Moyobamba, Nazca, Nepena, Paita, Pisco, Piura, Pucallpa, Puno, Quillabamba, Salaverry, Santa Lucia, Sullana, Tacna, Talara, Tarapoto, Trujillo, Tumbes and Yurimaguas.
Alto Purus River, Amazonas (Amazon River), Bahia de Salinas, Bahia de Sechura, Colca River, Cordillera de los Andes, Golfo de Guayaquil, Huallago River, Inambari River, Lago Arapa, Lago de Junin, Lago Titicaca, Madre de Dios River,Maranoa River, Napo River, Ocona River, Pacific Ocean, Pastaza River, Putumayo River, Tigre River, Ucayali River, Umbamba River and Yavari River.
Peru Natural Resources:
Peru has mineral resources, some of which are copper, silver, gold and iron ore. Fuel resources for this country include petroleum, natural gas, coal and hydropower. Other natural resources found in Peru include timber, fish, phosphate and potash.
Peru Natural Hazards:
Peru has a number of natural hazards, which include mild volcanic activity, earthquakes, landslides, tsunamis and flooding.
Peru Environmental Issues:
Environmental issues for Peru include: deforestation (some as a result of illegal logging); soil erosion on the slopes of the Costa and Sierra from overgrazing; desertification. In addition, the country’s rivers and coastal waters are polluted from municipal and mining wastes, and the city of Lima has air pollution.