THEY LIVE IN PERU
They are from Peru
They are Peruvian
The capital of Peru is
FLAG OF PERU
They speak Spanish, Quechua and other
TYPE OF HOUSE PALAFITO
It’s called palafito. It’s made of
wood and it’s built over the river.
Meat and SpicesThey like to
Huascarán is the
highest mountain in
It’s the 2nd longest
and the largest by
waterflow in the
It’s the largest and the
most biodiverse tract of
tropical rainforest in the
It’s the largest lake in
At the coast, It´s sunny, rainy, and warm.
In the rainforest, It rains a lot.
CURRENCY NUEVO SOL
SPORTS MOST POPULAR
Nuevo Sol is the currency of Peru.
Football is the most popular sport in Peru.
They wear colourful clothes (trousers, skirts,
ponchos, jackets) and hats and sandals.
Quechuas form a huge family called Ayllu. The residential unit is
Parents arrange their children’s marriage. The groom (boy) must
provide a service to his fiance’s (girl) parents. They have a close
friendship, extending the Ayllu, and they keep it giving goods and
services. This friendship is so important that it is considered as
They are farmers (agriculture and
stockbreeding). They also work on crafts
The majority of Peruvians are catholic.
Quechuas are polytheistic, that is, they believe in a last
God, Viracocha, and deify Nature as a being: Inti (Sun),
Quilla (Moon), Chucuilla or Illapa (Ray) and Chasca (star).
Pachamama (abundance) is the God of Mother Earth.
They used to sacrifice animals (Llamas) and even little
They go by llama or on foot.
Inca’s lost city
(1st founder of Inca
culture in Cuzco)
Mario Vargas Llosa
MUSIC & ART
It’s the national
instrument in Peru.
Famous play: QLLANTAY
The Quechua indians are the direct
descendants of the Incas.
• Some Quechuas live in the
mountains (The Andes) and
others in the jungle
• Cuzco is the capital of the Inca
• Quechua means abundance..