Along the mountainous region of Chile, there are over 1300 volcanoes.
My Uncle is sick, but the highway is green.
- Chilean Proverb
...and why did I decide to migrate
if my bones live in Chile?
- Pablo Neruda
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.
- 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