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Chile - Physical geography

Area : 757 000 Km2
Water : 1.1 %
Lands under cultivation : 5 %
Wild pasture lands : 18 %
Forests : 21 %

Min. Height : 0 m (Pacific Ocean)
Max. Height : 6863 m (Ojos del Salado)


Chile - Climate
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Rainfall (mm) in Santiago
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Chile - People
Nationality : Chilean
Main language(s) : Spanish

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Population (2005) : 16 298 000 people
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Density : 22 people / Km2
Fertility rate : 1.98 children / woman
Life expectancy : 78 years
Urban population : 87 %

Main cities :
5 570 000 people Santiago del Chile (capital)
385 000 people Concepcion
347 000 people Vina del Mar
285 000 people Valparaiso
285 000 people Talcahuano
280 000 people Temuco
255 000 people San Bernardo
255 000 people Antofagasta
218 000 people Rancagua


Chile - Economy
Currency : Chilian Peso (CLP) = 100 Centavos
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 757 Pesos (CLP)

GDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 64.5 billion dollars
GDP per capita, 2002 : 3958 dollars
GNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 95.58 billion dollars
GNP per capita, 2005 : 5865 dollars


Chile - Miscellaneous information
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Sugar-beet (3)
- Peaches (8)
- Apples (11)
- Plums (11)
- Wood (18)
- Fishes & Sea food (3)
- Oxen
- Sheeps
- Pigs
- Copper (1)
- Silver (5)
- Potash (13)
- Gold (14)
- Iron (15)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 2003) :
- Vin (11)
RECORDS :
- Highest volcano in the world = Nevado Ojos del Saldano (6863 m).
- The driest place in the world = Acatama Desert (rainfall = 0.5 mm from 1964 to 2001).


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