Language: The official language is Spanish, also Quechua and Aymara spoken.
Banks: The cities of Puno and Juliaca have offices of major banks nationwide.
Credit Cards: In most commercial establishments, hotels and restaurants accept major cards credit recognized worldwide as Visa, Master Card, American Express and Diners Club are.
Religion: The official religion is Catholic, but there is freedom of belief and worship. Most churches offer religious services at different times.