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Coquimbo Map
Description : Map showing the administrative divisions of the Coquimbo region, Chile. Disclaimer
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  Provinces of Coquimbo Region  
ProvinceCapitalPop-2012Area(km.²)
ChoapaIllapel82,85710,132
ElquiCoquimbo442,99916,895
LimaríOvalle161,95013,553

Besides the natural beauty of Coquimbo, the region has become popular for its booming fishing, agricultural and mining industries.

Coquimbo Climate
Coquimbo region experiences a maritime climate, which is the primary reason for the growing number of tourists in the region. Rainfall is mostly received in the afternoons. Evenings remain cloudy with occasional drizzles in Coquimbo of Chile.

Coquimbo Attractions
The sun kissed beaches, soothing climate, breathtaking landscapes and host of sports activities are the major attractions of this region of Coquimbo. The Elqui Valley in this region has some of the most famous astronomical observatories.

The beaches in Guanaqueros and Tongoy are popular for their natural beauty. Guanaqueros is well known as the fisherman's cove. This is mainly a fishing town that plays host to a number of tourist activities as well. The tourists can enjoy some early morning fishing. The travelers can book local boats and enjoy natural sight seeing.

The tourists can avail the excellent accommodation facilities available in hostels, inns and lodges. Playa Socos and Playa Grande in Tongoy are famous for their sandy and sparkling beaches. Dinning at the beach restaurants is a wonderful experience. Mouthwatering sea food is served at all the restaurants.

Various tour companies are investing money on discovering virgin destinations and employing local people as guides to set up package tours for the travelers.

Coquimbo is the ideal place for both the "arm chair traveler" and the active thrill - seeker.

Last Updated : April 15, 2014

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