Chile


Currency

The official currency of Chile is called Peso.

Capital

Santiago, since 1810.

Location

Chile is located in South America.


Chile Location

Population

Estimated population (2015): 17,948,000

Estimated population (2000): 15,170,000

Estimated population (1950): 6,143,000

Flag


Chile Flag

Economy

The economy of Chile is considered one of South America's most stable and prosperous economies. In 2008, only 2.7% of the population lived on less than US $2 a day. The main exports of Chile are: copper, grapes and other produce, chemicals, fish and seafood, paper and pulp, wine, lumber, gold.


The most popular places in Chile among international travellers

Pucon

Pucon
Lauca National Park

Lauca National Park
Easter Island

Easter Island