Santiago is one of the most populated cities in Chile, and at the same time, this city is the capital of this country. Located in America, you may find the city easily with the following GPS coordinates: 33.24S latitude / 70.40W longitude. For routing in Santiago, please check the free driving directions Santiago service below.
When you visit Chile, be prepared that the official spoken language(s) is Spanish, and the officially used currency is Chilean peso (CLP), since 1975.
Santiago, the capital city, has numerous population; 5 333 100 counted together with the city’s metropolitan areas. While Santiago counts around the inhabitants mentioned earlier, the mother country, Chile, bears 18 197 209 sum citizens spreading on its 291 932,49 sq mi / 756 102 km2 territory.
The form of the ruling government in Chile is Unitary presidential constitutional republic, and interestingly note that the people here share the motto: Por la razón o la Fuerza (By right or might), while salute for the national anthem called: Himno Nacional de Chile.
Google maps Santiago, and the satellite map of the city is a free and useful dynamic tool to discover the capital of Chile and the neighboring countries like Argentina, Bolivia, Peru.
Please look at this country’s information page for a wide range of information such as economic data, population, geographical knowledge, additional Chile Google maps, satellite imagery, etc.
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Short geographic information for Chile
Chile is about twice the size of Montana. Situated south of Peru and west of Bolivia and Argentina, Chile fills a narrow 2,880-mi (4,506 km) strip between the Andes and the Pacific. One-third of Chile is covered by the towering ranges of the Andes.
In the north is the driest place on Earth, the Atacama Desert, and in the center is a 700-mile-long (1,127 km) thickly populated valley with most of Chile’s arable land.
At the southern tip of Chile’s mainland is Punta Arenas, the southernmost city in the world, and beyond that lies the Strait of Magellan and Tierra del Fuego, an island divided between Chile and Argentina.
The southernmost point of South America is Cape Horn, a 1,390-foot (424 m) rock on Horn Island in the Wollaston group, which belongs to Chile. Chile also claims sovereignty over 482,628 sq mi (1,250,000 sq km) of Antarctic territory the Juan Fernández Islands, about 400 mi (644 km) west of the mainland and Easter Island, about 2,000 mi (3,219 km) west. Chile shares borders with three neighboring countries.
In order of shared border length, these are Argentina (4,158 km), Bolivia (585 km), and Peru (104 km).
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