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Circus City Capitol of the World

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The population of Peru is approximately 12,843 (1990), 11417 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,732 (1990), 4791 (2010).

The amount of land area in Peru is 10.031 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.112 sq kilometers.
The distance from Peru to Washington DC is 512 miles. The distance to the Indiana state capital is 67 miles. (as the crow flies)
Peru is positioned 40.75 degrees north of the equator and 86.06 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Peru history:

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Peru attractions:

Every year we have a circus in July, we have been named the Circus City Capitol of the World. The acts are done by kids from the age of 6-18.

We have preformed for the Prince of Monte Carlo,and have performed the acts around the world

Birthplace of noted composer and musician, Cole Porter
Born 9 June 1891 Died 15 October 1964
See his biography He is buried in the local Mount Hope Cemetery.

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