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Peru Language

Peru language comprises of the official language and also the languages that are spoken by the people belonging to several areas of this country.
Peru is such a country in South America, that is really interesting in regard of its diverse natural beauty, several races, variegated cultures and also the several languages. Spanish is the main official language of Peru. Two other most prominent languages of this country are, Aymara and Quechua.

Spanish is the first official language in Peru. This language is used in almost all official activities and also is the language that is used by all the media in Peru. More than eighty percent of the whole population of Peru uses Spanish as their first language. The other two language that are predominant among the indigenous Peruvian people, are mostly used in the region where they live. The native Andean highlander people speak in Quechua language and the people who live in the place that is adjacent to the Amazon basin area, speak in Aymara language.

Apart from the first official language that is Spanish, the other two languages are very rich in their origin and due to the fact that they have many dialects as well. Quechua is more widely spoken than Aymara language.


In Peru some efforts are also made to make this language as a part of the educational system.

Moreover, for the further development of this language, several other steps are also taken. But there has been noticed a trend of decrease in case of these local language that are integrated in the pattern of culture and life of Peru.