Introduction

Introduction

Chile map

The Republic of Chile is a long country located on the west coast of South America. Its area is 756,900 km with Easter Island, located in the Pacific Ocean and 3,000km away from Valparaiso, which has belonged to Chile since 1888. It also has a part of its territories in Antarctica, whose size is about 1,236,000 square km. The capital of Chile is Santiago

Language
The official language of Chile is Spanish, spoken without much regional variation. There are other languages in specific locations: the Runa Simi, "Mapudungún” (Mapuche language), the "Rapa Nui" (spoken on Easter Island) and "Aymara" (spoken in the northern mountains).