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Chile

  • Mountains behind a lake
    Insider Knowledge

    Along the mountainous region of Chile, there are over 1300 volcanoes.

  • Dog laying on the ground in front of a palace
    Local Wisdom

    My Uncle is sick, but the highway is green.

    - Chilean Proverb

  • Silhouettes
    Poetics

    ...and why did I decide to migrate
    if my bones live in Chile?

    - Pablo Neruda

  • Chile Train
    More Insider Knowledge

    Santiago, the capital of Chile, is situated between mountains and the coast and this unique geography makes it possible to both ski and go to the beach on the same day. That's pretty fun.

Fast Facts

  • Official Name: Republic of Chile
  • Capital: Santiago
  • Population: 17.2 million
  • Official Language: Spanish
  • Currency: Chilean Peso
  • Government Type: Republic
  • Academic Year
    Semester 1: late February to late June
    Semester 2: early August to mid-December 

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