Country and Currency Information

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Time Zone (GMT):-5
Capital City:Lima
Largest City:Lima
Currency:Peruvian Nuevo Sol = 100 cents
Currency Code:PEN
Banknote Denominations:10 / 20 / 50 / 100 / 200
Exchangeable Currencies:US Dollar

GOV.UK Travel Advice

Peru travel advice 4:34pm, 20 June 2018: Latest update: Safety and security section – editorial amendments throughout section; Money – additional information on reports that Intis (former currency out of circulation) is being provided by street money changers in Cusco tourist areas  

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