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Chile is a long, narrow country that extends from the Andes Mountains to the Pacific Ocean on the southwest side of South America, from latitude 17° 30' S in the Altiplano to 56° 30' S at the far end of continental Chile and 90° S in its Antarctic territory.

Chile has a unique geography: its territory includes Easter Island, in Polynesia, 3,700 km from the mainland, as well as territory in Antarctica (Chile Antártico, 1,250,000 km2). Continental and insular Chile, which includes the mainland and offshore islands and archipelagos, covers 756,096 km2.

Chile's main territory is roughly twice the size of Germany and consists of a strip of land 4,200 km long and 90 to 440 km wide. In the far south, the land is transected by hundreds of islands and fiords.

Santiago is the country's capital and largest city in terms of population and employment, with 6,061,185 inhabitants as of the 2002 census. Located on parallel 33° S, at roughly the same latitude as Buenos Aires and Montevideo, Santiago is the country's main political, economic, cultural and industrial center. It is the gateway to Chile and one of the most modern capital cities on the continent.

History and News in Chile

A Journey through Dalcahue - Chile Travel

A Journey through Dalcahue

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Robinson Crusoe Island, paradise in the middle of the Pacific - Chile Travel

Robinson Crusoe Island, paradise in the middle of the Pacific

Located 670 km from Valparaiso, the Robinson Crusoe Island offers a series of submarine, ecotourism..

26/08/2014
The best of bodyboarding on the coast of Antofagasta - Chile Travel

The best of bodyboarding on the coast of Antofagasta

The city of Antofagasta is preparing itself for a world class event, the Antofagasta Body..

21/08/2014
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