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Country Chile


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Region Southern South America
Area (sq km) 756,102
Border Argentina, Bolivia, Peru
Population 17,508,260
Nationality Chilean(s)
Ethnicity white and white-Amerindian 95.4%, Mapuche 4%, other indigenous groups 0.6%
Religion Roman Catholic 70%, Evangelical 15.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.1%, other Christian 1%, other 4.6%, none 8.3%
Language Spanish, Mapudungun, German, English
Literacy 96%
Government Republic
Capital Santiago
Leader President Michelle BACHELET Jeria (since 11 March 2014)
Currency Chilean peso (CLP)
Independence Day Sept. 18, 1810 (from Spain)
National Holiday Independence Day (September 18, 1810)
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