Chile Facts

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Flag of Chile
National Flag of Chile

Interesting facts about Chile

  • Official Name: The Republic of Chile
  • Form of Government: Unitary presidential constitutional republic
  • GDP: 298.2 billion USD (2018)
  • Capital: Santiago
  • Population: 18.73 million (2018)
  • Official Languages: Spanish
  • Currency: Chilean peso
  • Timezone: GMT+4
  • Area: 756,950 km²
  • Dialing Code: +56
  • Major Mountain Ranges: Chicauma,Chilean Coast,Cordillera de Nahuelbuta,Cordillera Paine,Cordillera Pelada
  • Major Rivers: Río Cholguan,Rio Huepíl,Rio Bullileo,Rio Lolco
  • Continent: South America
  • Border Countries: Chile borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage in the far south.

Map of Chile

National Symbols of Chile

  • National Animal: Huemul
  • National Bird: Andean Condor
  • National Flower: Lapageria Rosea
  • National Tree: Araucaria Araucana