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Population, Principal Cities

Inca ruins, Arequipa, Cuzco, Callao, major port

The largest city in Peru is Lima (greater city population, 1996 estimate, 6,884,000), the country’s capital and chief commercial center. Other important cities include Callao (424,294), a major port located near Lima; Arequipa (710,103), an industrial center; Trujillo (603,657), a commercial center; Chiclayo (375,058), in the sugar district; and Cuzco (278,590), famous for its Inca ruins.



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