Chile

"La Roja"

Founded in 1541, the country of Chile is a long and narrow, stretching along the South American Western Boarder. It has 4,300 km. of the Pacific Ocean. It's capital, Santiago, sits in a valley surrounded by the Andes mountains and the Chilean coast range mountains. The Parque Metropolitano, a massive park popular to locals and tourists, offers swimming pools, a botanical garden, and a zoo! Chile is a country rich in culture with many fascinating attractions.


Chile also has an interesting history full of facts such as: Did you know...

  • In 1960, Chile had one of the most heart-breakings disasters in Chile history! They had an massive 9.5 earthquake that killed nearly 1,500 people, and left over 2,000 people homeless.
  • One of Chiles most amazing attractions is it has the worlds largest swimming pool - measuring a depth of 115 feet! It takes 66 million gallons of water just to fill it up!
  • If you love the 4th of July, then you need to visit Chile! In 2009, Chile set a world record of setting off 16,000 fireworks!
  • Michelle Bachelet Jeria was the first woman president ever in Chile and was elected in January 2006.
  • The alerce tree, found in southern Chile, are know for some being over 4,000 years old.
In conclusion, you can see that Chile would be an great place to visit for a vacation. It has amazing sight seeing destinations, many world records, and a fun place to go swim in a 115 foot deep pool. Try to past that swimming test!

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