Peru is a representative democratic republic and is South America’s third largest country after Brazil and Argentina. It is a developing country with a high Human Development Index score. Its main economic activities include mining, manufacturing, agriculture and fishing.
The Peruvian population is estimated at 31.2 million of which more than 70% of lives in urban areas and the rest in rural ones. The principal economic activities in coastal areas are farming, agriculture, fishing, industry and tourism. In the Andes, mining, tourism, agriculture and electricity are the main ones. In the jungle, agriculture, oil drilling, tourism and timber are the principal activities.
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