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Political Map of Chile


Political Map of Chile Santiago City ARGENTINA Falkland Islands URUGUAY PARAGUAY BRAZIL BOLIVIA PERU BRAZIL
Description : Chile Political map showing the international boundary, regions boundaries with their capitals and national capital. Disclaimer
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Chile is a country located in South America. It is one of the two countries in Latin America that do not border Brazil. The total area of the country is 756,950 square miles. It has an estimated population of 17,224,200.

As shown in the Chile Political Map, Chile occupies a long, narrow coastal strip between the Pacific Ocean and the Andes mountains. It shares its borders with Peru in the north, Bolivia in the north-east, Argentina in the east and the Drake Passage in the south.

The Chilean territory includes the islands of Juan Fernandez, Salas y Gomez, Desventuradas, and Easter Island.

The Chile Political Map marks the national capital, major cities, administrative regions, and the international boundaries of the nation. The national capital, Santiago is clearly marked in the map. It is located in the central valley of Chile, the Santiago Basin. Covering an area of 247.6 square miles, and housing an estimated population of 200,792, Santiago is the largest city in Chile.

Chile is divided into fifteen regions that are further divided into provinces. The provinces are sub-divided into smaller administrative units called communes. The regions are:
  • Arica and Parinacota
  • Tarapaca
  • Antofagasta
  • Atacama
  • Coquimbo
  • Valparaiso
  • O'Higgins
  • Maule
  • Biobio
  • Araucania
  • Los Rios
  • Aisen
  • Los Lagos
  • Magallanes
  • Santiago
The other important cities of Chile include Arica, Iquique, Antofagasta, La Serena, San Felipe, Talea, Temuco, Valdivia, Puerto Montt, Puerto Aisen, and Puerto Arenas.

Chile is a presidential representative democratic republic. The president is both the head of state and head of government. Miguel Juan Sebastian Pinera Echenique is the current President of Chile.

Chile is one of the most prosperous and stable nation of South America. It is the second largest producer of salmon in the world. The largest trade flows are with China, United States of America, Japan, Brazil and Mexico. It exports copper, fruit, fish products, paper and pulp, chemicals and wine; while the major imports include petroleum products, electrical and telecommunications equipment, vehicles and natural gas.

RegionPopulation : 2002-04-24Area(km.²)Area(mi.²)Capital
Aisen del General Carlos Ibanez del Campo91,492108,49441,890Coihaique
Antofagasta493,984126,04948,668Antofagasta
Araucania869,53531,84212,294Temuco
Arica and Parinacota189,64416,8736,515Arica
Atacama254,33675,17629,026Copiapo
Bio-Bio1,861,56237,06914,312Concepcion
Coquimbo603,21040,58015,668La Serena
Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins780,62716,3876,327Rancagua
Los Lagos716,73948,58418,758Puerto Montt
Los Rios356,39618,4307,116Valdivia
Magallanes y Antartica Chilena150,826132,29151,078Punta Arenas
Maule908,09730,29611,697Talca
Region Metropolitana de Santiago6,061,18515,4035,947Santiago
Tarapaca238,95042,22616,303Iquique
Valparaiso1,539,85216,3966,331Valparaiso
15 regions15,116,435756,096291,930  

Note : - Population : 2002-04-24 census. Source: INE Chile.



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