Description: Detailed large political map of Chile showing names of capital city, towns, states, provinces and boundaries with neighbouring countries.
is situated on the west coast of South America with its
borders touching Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Its coast
stretches for miles along the Pacific Ocean on the west
and the Antarctic in the south, with a coastline running
for more than 4,000 km, while the width of the country
is barely 180 km. Spanish is the official language and
other languages such as Mapudungu, Rapanui and Aymara
In the far south there are islands forming archipelagos and channels, which include the Juan Fernández Islands and Easter Island, while along the coast there are high cliffs that hang over the ocean.
The Andes run parallel to another coastal highland range
for most of chile’s length, offering superb skiing and
hiking sites with strategic viewpoints. Between these
two ranges is a fertile valley where its rich soil is
scattered with plantations and where most of Chile’s
Chile’s capital, Santiago is situated in the central region between the Andes and the coastal mountain range and is a vast expanse of a city offering all amenities and cultural sites to visit.
Chile is a land of contrasting landscapes from the Atacama desert in the north, one of the driest deserts in the world, the forests below the city of Concepción to the glaciers in the far south.
There are plenty of outdoor activities such as skiing, trekking, rafting and many other adventure sports.
The climate can get hot in the north to extremely cold in the south, while the central areas, near Santiago have a Mediterranean climate, with the colder season going from May to August.
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