• Officially: Republic of Chile
  • Capital: Santiago

Facts

  • Population: 17.9 million
  • Language: Spanish
  • Religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 77 years (men), 82 years (women)
  • Currency Chilean: peso

Geography

  • Area: 756,096 sq km (291,930 sq miles)

Tourism

  • Climate ranges from the world’s driest desert – the Atacama – in the north, through a Mediterranean climate in the centre, to a snow-prone Alpine climate in the south, with glaciers, fjords and lakes.

Adventures

  • Torres del Paine National Park (Map)
    • 700 square miles

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