Chile, South America

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Country: Chile Capital City: Santiago

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Geography: Chile is about 4,000 miles with an area of 302,800 square miles. The countries that border Chile are Argentina, Peru, and Bolivia. The tallest mountain in Chile is a volcano called Nevado Ojos del Salado.


Population: 17.6 million


Type of Government: Democracy (Congresso Nacional de Chile shown below)

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Leader: Michelle Bachelet

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Currency (Exchange Rate): 1 Chilean Peso which is equal to 0.0016 US Dollars

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Cultural Activities and Entertainment: Holidays in Chile include All Saints, National Holiday, Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday. The music that is played in Chile is ancient music.

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Chilean Food: Food in Chile includes pork, beefsteak, and chicken.


Examples


1. Arrollado de Chancho - rolled pork with vegetables and eggs

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2. Bistec a lo pobre - steak with eggs, potatoes, and onions

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3. Carbonada - vegetable beef soup with potatoes, corn, and olive oil

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4. Chancho en Piedra - chilean salsa

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5. Charquican - stew with beef, potatoes, onion, white corn, and pumpkin
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3 Tourist Attractions


1. San Cristobal Hill: This place is famous because it was a place where people would study science.

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2. La Moneda Palace: This place is famous because it is a government palace.

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3. Torres del Paine National Park: This place is famous because it was discovered by European Scientists.
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