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Chile

Chile

From salty-desert top to glacier-crowded bottom, Chile is a reminder of nature's beauty and power. Chile's distinctive culture has survived the violence and repression of its recent history and is thriving once again thanks to a people noted for their warmth and resilience. Chile has a market-oriented economy characterized by a high level of foreign trade. Located in Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru.

 

 

Area: 748,800 sq km
Population: 15.5 million
Capital: Santiago
People: 95% European descent & mestizo, 5% Indian
Language: Spanish; Castilian, Rapanui, Aymara
Religion: 89% Roman Catholic, 10% Protestant, less than 1% Jewish
Government: Republic
GDP: US$184 billion
Major Industries: Copper, other minerals, foodstuffs, fish processing, iron and steel, wood and wood products, transport equipment, cement, and textiles
Major Trading Partners: USA, Brazil, Japan, China, and Germany

 

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