the great country Chile

in west South America

Overall info about Chile

Population as of 2015- 18,112,945

Capital- Santiago

Chile is 1.09 KM times as big as Texas

Climate- driest desert in the north and Mediterranean feel

Government- Democratic Republic

Currency- Chilean peso

Vegetation- the northern region is desert, central valley is dense rainforest

#1 Export- refined copper , copper ore, raw copper

Religion- Roman Catholic 66.7%, Evangelical or Protestant 16.4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 1%, other 3.4%, none 11.5%, unspecified 1.1%

What do people do for work- Chile has world class industries in relevant sectors: Copper Mining, Forest products, Fruit, Fishing and Salmon being the leading ones. Chile is also a technologically avid country. Its economy is stable, inflation is very low and it is now considered to be one of the best places to invest and do business in all of Latin America

What businesses are popular- technological, and industry

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major city

Puente Alto is very big and has a lot of art.It is the capital of the Cordillera Province in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. Located at the south of the Greater Santiago conurbation, it houses 492,603 inhabitants, making it the largest city in Chile

Education, Entertainment, Muisc arts

Education- pre-primary level is 2 years of non-compulsory education for children 4 to 5 years of age. Primary education is from ages 6-13 and secondary is from ages of 14-7

Entertainment/Sports- the sports that are popular here are soccer, tennis, Chilean rodeo, show boards. the entertainment there are multiple things to go see Metropolitean park zoo, 20 blocks of commerce called Providencia in Santiago

Music- Chile has a dance called the cueca. The dance is a story of a man pursuing a woman who plays coy hiding behind her handkerchief. You will see this dance be performed at festivals and especially on the Chilean National Day on the 18th of September.Los Jaivas is one of the most popular bands throughout Chilean history

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3 famous people from Chile

Facts and Places to visit

Cerro San Cristobal

This big hill in the middle of the city affords one of the most incredible Santiago panoramas available. Make sure to check out the statue of La Virgen, and the memorial for Pope John Paul II. There are also snack bars and tourist shops to visit, but even if you’re not shopping make you sure you have a little cash.

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Chile is highly urbanized, 40% of the population is living in Santiago area

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