Geography in Peru

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Geography in Peru


The continent: America
  
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Area in Peru


Surface area

1 285 220 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 233 (92,27%); 6 place in America 50 (90%)

Land area

1 280 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 230 (92,17%); 6 place in America 50 (90%)

Territorial waters

5 220 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 67 in the world of 153 (56,86%); 16 place in America 29 (48,28%)

Land use in Peru


Land area

1 280 000 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 230 (92,17%); 6 place in America 50 (90%)

Agricultural land

19,01 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 157 in the world of 208 (25%); 29 place in America 42 (33,33%)
1,26 % (0,253 % annual) ↘
min: 13,25; max: 19,04; max-min: 5,79 (30,42%); mid: 16,14;
2,87 (15,08%)
243 306 {sq.km.[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 45 in the world of 209 (78,95%); 8 place in America 42 (83,33%)
1,26 % (0,253 % annual) ↘
min: 169 560; max: 243 690; max-min: 74 130 (30,42%); mid: 206 625;
36 681 (15,08%)
0,774 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 58 in the world of 207 (72,46%); 13 place in America 42 (71,43%)
5,64 % (1,13 % annual) ↗
min: 0,774; max: 1,67; max-min: 0,897 (53,67%); mid: 1,22;
-0,448 (-57,92%)

Arable land

3,24 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 153 in the world of 206 (26,21%); 33 place in America 42 (23,81%)
1,60 % (0,321 % annual) ↘
min: 1,40; max: 3,45; max-min: 2,04 (59,27%); mid: 2,42;
0,819 (25,26%)
41 132 {sq.km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 55 in the world of 206 (73,79%); 8 place in America 42 (83,33%)
0,686 % (0,137 % annual) ↘
min: 16 630; max: 44 100; max-min: 27 470 (62,29%); mid: 30 365;
10 767 (26,18%)
0,131 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 102 in the world of 206 (50,97%); 14 place in America 42 (69,05%)
6,09 % (1,22 % annual) ↗
min: 0,131; max: 0,216; max-min: 0,085 (39,40%); mid: 0,174;
-0,043 (-32,51%)

Forest area

57,79 {% of land area[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 31 in the world of 205 (85,37%); 7 place in America 43 (86,05%)
1,13 % (0,227 % annual) ↗
min: 57,79; max: 60,88; max-min: 3,08 (5,07%); mid: 59,33;
-1,54 (-2,67%)
739 730 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 206 (96,12%); 4 place in America 43 (93,02%)
1,13 % (0,227 % annual) ↗
min: 739 730; max: 779 210; max-min: 39 480 (5,07%); mid: 759 470;
-19 740 (-2,67%)
2,36 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 23 in the world of 204 (89,22%); 7 place in America 43 (86,05%)
8,03 % (1,61 % annual) ↗
min: 2,36; max: 3,57; max-min: 1,21 (33,96%); mid: 2,96;
-0,606 (-25,71%)

Terrestrial protected areas

31,44 {% of land area[?]}
(2014)
(descending): 24 in the world of 204 (88,73%); 5 place in America 42 (90,48%)
21,89 % (4,38 % annual) ↘
min: 4,78; max: 31,44; max-min: 26,66 (84,80%); mid: 18,11;
13,33 (42,40%)
424 457 {sq. km.[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 9 in the world of 202 (96,04%); 5 place in America 42 (90,48%)
0,0001057 {hectares per person[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 121 in the world of 202 (40,59%); 31 place in America 42 (28,57%)

Land boundaries and coastline in Peru


Length of land borders

7 062 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 15 in the world of 166 (91,57%); 7 place in America 27 (77,78%)

Number of Neighbors

5 [?] (2015)
(descending): 36 in the world of 164 (78,66%); 2 place in America 26 (96,15%)

Coastline

2 414 km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 51 in the world of 191 (73,82%); 12 place in America 47 (76,60%)

Elevation in Peru


mean elevation

1 555 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 13 in the world of 163 (92,64%); 2 place in America 28 (96,43%)

highest point

6 768 m.[?] (2015)
(descending): 12 in the world of 232 (95,26%); 3 place in America 50 (96%)

Main parameters in Peru


Population

31 376 670 number of people[?] (2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 233 (82,40%); 7 place in America 50 (88%)
6,38 % (1,28 % annual) ↘
min: 10 061 519; max: 31 376 670; max-min: 21 315 151 (67,93%); mid: 20 719 095;
10 657 576 (33,97%)

Surface area

1 285 220 sq. km.[?] (2015)
(descending): 19 in the world of 233 (92,27%); 6 place in America 50 (90%)

Population density

24,51 people per sq. km of land area[?] (2015)
(descending): 184 in the world of 230 (20,43%); 39 place in America 50 (24%)
6,38 % (1,28 % annual) ↘
min: 8,09; max: 24,51; max-min: 16,43 (67,01%); mid: 16,30;
8,21 (33,51%)

Population growth rate

1,29 annual %[?] (2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 216 (54,63%); 15 place in America 45 (68,89%)
1,51 % (0,303 % annual) ↘
min: 1,22; max: 2,88; max-min: 1,66 (57,63%); mid: 2,05;
-0,754 (-58,22%)

Surface area

4,10 hectar per person[?] (2015)
(ascending): 186 in the world of 233 (20,60%); 39 place in America 50 (24%)
6,82 % (1,36 % annual) ↗
min: 4,10; max: 12,79; max-min: 8,69 (67,97%); mid: 8,44;
-4,35 (-106,11%)