Chile is a country located in South America, whose external borders are marked by Peru to the north, Bolivia and Paraguay to the northeast, Argentina to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Indian Ocean to the east. Its form of government is a presidential republic, and its capital is Santiago. Chile has a well-developed economy, based mainly on copper, iron, petroleum deposits and wine production. It is also one of the most democratic and most stable countries in South America.
Chile trivia and history
Chile's history began with the settlement of Mapuche Indians in its territory around the 9th century. In the 16th century, Spanish conquistadors led by Pedro de Valdivia came to the region and conquered it. Chile became an independent state on September 18, 1810, after Spanish rule was overthrown in a revolution. Since then, the country has gone through a wide range of political and social changes, including civil wars, totalitarian rule, democratic reform and economic stabilization. More details of Chile's history can be found in the literature.
1) Chile has the longest coastline in the world at over 6,000 nautical miles.
2) Chile is known as the wine capital of South America, with its famous Aconcagua Valley.
3) Chile is one of the most industrialized countries in South America, and its economy is based mainly on copper and iron production.
4) Chile has the fourth largest cargo airport in South America, which is located in the capital Santiago de Chile.
5) Chile is one of the few countries that does not have borders with neighboring countries.