Where is Chile?

Chile is located in the South America region at latitude -35.675147 and longitude -71.542969 and is part of the South American continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 35° 40' 30.53'' S
  • 71° 32' 34.69'' W

You can see the location of Chile on the world map below:

Pin showing Chile on a map

Chile Neighboring Countries

The neighboring countries of Chile (CL) are:

  1. Argentina (AR)
  2. Bolivia (Plurinational State Of) (BO)
  3. Peru (PE)

Maritime Borders

Chile borders with the Pacific Ocean.

Chile Related Content

Chile Key Facts

CoordinatesLatitude: -35.675147
Longitude: -71.542969
Country CodesAlpha 2: CL
Alpha 3: CHL
Country Flag Emoji🇨🇱
Int. Phone Prefix+56
Capital citySantiago
South America
South America
Country Area756,102 sq km
Population 202119,212,362
World Rank: 61
Median Age34.9
Life expectancy78.9
Major languagesSpanish 99.5% (official), English 10.2%, indigenous 1% (includes Mapudungun, Aymara, Quechua, Rapa Nui), other 2.3%, unspecified 0.2% (2012 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 3
  • UTC−06:00 — Easter Island
  • UTC−04:00 — main territory of Chile
  • UTC−03:00 — Magallanes and Chilean Antarctica
Internet TLD.cl
Biggest AirportArturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL)
Average temperature8.45 °C
47.21 °F
Administrative Divisions16 regions
Political systemPresidential representative democratic republic

Chile Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionLatin America & Caribbean
CurrencyChilean Peso (CLP)
GDP in 2020$252.7 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 43
GDP per capita in 2020$13,221
World Rank: 57
Major Industries / Economic SectorsMining, agriculture, manufacturing, energy
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, United States, Argentina, Brazil, Japan
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, United States, Japan, South Korea, Brazil

Biggest Cities in Chile

Here are the largest cities in Chile based on 2021 data:

City Population
Santiago 7,026,000
Puente Alto 573,935
Maipu 521,627
La Florida 366,916
Antofagasta 348,517
Vina del Mar 332,875
San Bernardo 301,313
Valparaiso 296,655
Temuco 282,415
Las Condes 249,893

Map of Chile with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the South America Region