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Republic of Peru (Peru)

Peru

Also known as: Peru (Deutsch, polski, Português), Perú (español), le Pérou (français), Perù (Italiano), 秘魯 (正體中文), ペルー (日本語), Peruvia (latine)

Continent: South America

Capital: Lima

Population: 30,147,935

Area: 1,280,000 km²

Patron Saints: St. Rose of Lima, St. Martin de Porres, St. Turibius of Mongrovejo

Religions: Roman Catholic 81.3%, Evangelical 12.5%, other 3.3%, none 2.9%

Languages: Spanish (official) 84.1%, Quechua (official) 13%, Aymara (official) 1.7%, Ashaninka 0.3%, other native languages (includes a large number of minor Amazonian languages) 0.7%, other (includes foreign languages and sign language) 0.2%

Motto: Firme y feliz por la unión (Spanish) (Steady and Happy for the Union)

Neighbouring Countries: Ecuador Ecuador, ↑ Colombia Colombia, → Brazil Brazil, ↘ Bolivia Bolivia, ↓ Chile Chile


Circumscriptions (45): Metr. Archdioceses (7), Dioceses (19), Territorial Prelatures (10), Military Ordinariates (1), Apostolic Vicariates (8)


Roman Rite (45): Abancay, Arequipa, Ayacucho, Ayaviri, Cajamarca, Callao, Carabayllo, Caravelí, Chachapoyas, Chiclayo, Chimbote, Chosica, Chota, Chulucanas, Chuquibamba, Chuquibambilla, Cusco, Huacho, Huamachuco, Huancavélica, Huancayo, Huánuco, Huaraz, Huarí, Ica, Iquitos, Jaén en Perú, Juli, Lima, Lurín, Moyobamba, Obispado Castrense del Perú, Piura, Pucallpa, Puerto Maldonado, Puno, Requena, San José de Amazonas, San Ramón, Sicuani, Tacna y Moquegua, Tarma, Trujillo, Yauyos, Yurimaguas


by Type | by Name | by Ecclesiastical Province
Changes in Circumscriptions | Former Circumscriptions


CardinalsCardinals (1 elector/1 total): Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani Thorne (73)Cipriani Thorne (73) | All Cardinals

BishopsBishops: by Age | by Name | by Precedence | Jubilarians | Recent Events


Special Churches Special Churches: Cathedrals Cathedrals (45), Basilicas Basilicas (13), World Heritage Churches World Heritage Churches (24)

Documents and Celebrations Documents and Celebrations


Papal Visits


Apostolic Nunciature: Peru Archbishop Nicola Girasoli (60)

Conference of Bishops: Conferencia Episcopal Peruana LinkTwitter Feed Archbishop Salvador Piñeiro García-Calderón (68)

International Meeting of Bishops’ Conferences: Consejo Episcopal Latinoamericano (C.E.L.A.M.) LinkTwitter Feed Cardinal Jesús Rubén Salazar Gómez (75)


as of 2017.12.13

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