Facts About Chile



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Facts About Chile

Chile is located in Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru.

  • Language: Official language is Spanish

  • Currency: Chilean Peso

  • Population: 16,601,707 (July 2009 est.)

  • Land Size: 756,102 square kilometers

  • Capital: Santiago

  • Borders: Its borders are with Argentina, Bolivia, and Peru.

  • Industries:
    copper, other minerals, foodstuffs, fish processing, iron and steel, wood and wood products, transport equipment, cement, textiles. Agriculture: grapes, apples, pears, onions, wheat, corn, oats, peaches, garlic, asparagus, beans; beef, poultry, wool; fish; timber.

  • Land divisions: 15 regions:
    Aisen del General Carlos Ibanez del Campo, Antofagasta, Araucania, Arica y Parinacota, Atacama, Biobio, Coquimbo, Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, Los Lagos, Los Rios, Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena, Maule, Region Metropolitana (Santiago), Tarapaca, Valparaisonote: the US does not recognize claims to Antarctica

  • Major Cities:
    Santiago, (Región Metropolitana), viña causiño (Región Metropolitana), Antofagasta (Antofagasta),Viña del Mar (Valparaíso), Valparaíso (Valparaíso), Talcahuano (Bío-Bío), San Bernardo (Región Metropolitana), Temuco (Araucanía), Iquique (Tarapacá), Concepción (Bío-Bío)

    English
    Chilean Flag  Map of Chile  Chilean Miners  News From Chile  Miners Pictures

    Español
    Bandera de Chile  Mapa de Chile  Rescate en Chile  nombre de los Mineros  Donde esta Chile





    Sources
    https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ci.html
    http://www.gocurrency.com/countries/chile.htm
    http://www.geonames.org/CL/largest-cities-in-chile.html

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