Place:Peru, Miami, Indiana, United States

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NamePeru
Alt namesMiamisportsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS18012809
TypeCity
Coordinates40.758°N 86.068°W
Located inMiami, Indiana, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Mount Hope Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Peru is a city in, and the county seat of, Miami County, Indiana, United States. The population was 11,417 at the 2010 census, making it the most populous city in Miami County. Peru is located along the Wabash River, which divides the city in two.

Residents usually pronounce the name of Peru like the name of the nation of Peru is commonly pronounced in American English. Elderly Hoosiers commonly use the archaic pronunciation of .

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