How did Pizarro get to Peru?

Why did Pizarro leave Spain?

Before returning, they named the land Peru, probably after the name of the Biru River. Pedrarias did not allow Pizarro to continue his explorations. So Pizarro left South America in spring of 1528 to return to Spain. Here, he petitioned Emperor Carlos V to allow his plans for further exploration and conquest of Peru.

What did the Incas not have?

Or did they? The Incas may not have bequeathed any written records, but they did have colourful knotted cords. Each of these devices was called a khipu (pronounced key-poo). We know these intricate cords to be an abacus-like system for recording numbers.

Why is Lima called Lima?

Lima was named by natives in the agricultural region known by native Peruvians as Limaq. It became the capital and most important city in the Viceroyalty of Peru.

Country Peru
Province Lima
Established January 18, 1535
Founded by Francisco Pizarro
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