Fascinating Facts Of Chile

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Neha Ghosh

11 Jul,2016

Chile, is a beautiful, and fascinating country with a long breathtaking coastline view, mountains and in the south, awesome icebergs and inlets. Its name from the Native Indian word 'Tchilli' which meant 'snow' or 'extremely cold'.

  1. At 7,500 feet, Chile’s Atacama Desert is the driest place on Earth with a landscape of surreal beauty
  1. Chile is a world class wine destination, and the ninth largest producer of wine
  1. Valparaiso  is one of the most prosperous cities in Chile is declared a Unesco World Heritage Site
  1. Chile’s Andes mountains has some of the world’s largest and still active volcanoes

  1. Chile has one of the longest coastlines in the world
  1. Chile is home to five UNESCO world heritage sites
  1. Chile is one of only two countries in all of South America that does not border Brazil
  1. Over 1/3 of the world’s copper production is produced in Chile, and they are the 5th largest exporter of wine in the world

  1. Chile is the longest country in the world from north to south at 2,647 miles long and extends across 38 degrees of latitude
  1.  Chile’s Lago Llanquihue is the second largest lake in South America
  1. The city at the very tip of Chile called Punta Arenas is the southernmost city on a continent in the world
  1. Chile also has the one of the highest lakes above sea level in the world, called “Lake Chungara”
  1. Chile boasts the world’s largest outdoor swimming pool,located at the San Alfonso del Mar Resort
  1. Chile has the largest annual fireworks show in all of South America in the city of Valparaiso

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