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About Flag of Chile
The national flag of Chile consists of two vertical bands of white and red. At the top left hand corner of the flag, over the white band, is a blue square which contains a white five-pointed star.
The first flag of Chile was adopted in 1817 after it achieved independence from Spain. The current version of the flag was adopted in 1912.
Official Name: Republic of Chile
Adopted on: October 18, 1817
Location: Located in South America bordered by Peru, Bolivia, and Argentina,
Capital City: Santiago de Chile
Major Cities: Los Lagos, Atacama, Coquimbo, Magallanes
Area: 291,930.4 square miles
Currency: Peso (CLP)
Official Languages: Spanish, Castilian
National Anthem: Himno Nacional de Chile