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Geography Statistics of Chile

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Chile's Quick Facts

Land Area 743,812 km2
Water Area 12,290 km2
Total Area 756,102 km2
Population 17,650,114
Population Density 23.34 / km2
Government Type Presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $436.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $24,000
Currency Peso (CLP)
Largest Cities
  • Santiago (4,837,295)
  • Puente Alto (510,417)
  • Antofagasta (309,832)
  • Vina del Mar (294,551)
  • Valparaiso (282,448)
  • Talcahuano (252,968)
  • San Bernardo (249,858)
  • Temuco (238,129)
  • Iquique (227,499)
  • Concepcion (215,413)
  • Coastline: 3,998 miles (6,435 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 289,113 sq miles (748,800 sq km)
    (water) 3,147 sq miles (8,150 sq km)
    (TOTAL) 292,261 sq miles (756,950 sq km)

    To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq mi (miles)
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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: 13 regions, including: Aisen del General Carlos Ibanez del Campo, Antofagasta, Araucania, Atacama, Bio-Bio, Coquimbo, Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, Los Lagos, Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena, Maule, Region Metropolitana (Santiago), Tarapaca and Valparaiso.
  • Horizontal Width: 128 km (80 miles) from Valparaiso to the eastern border with Argentina
  • Vertical Length: 3892 km (2418 miles) from Punta Arenas to Arica.

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: (3) Argentina, Bolivia, Peru
  • Geographic Center: 115 km (75 miles) E from Colquimbo at coordinates 30 06 S, 70 59 W
  • Highest Point: Nevado Ojos del Salado - 22,572 ft. (6,880 m), the second highest mountain on the South American continent.
  • Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean - 0 ft. (0 m)
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