Chile

Average temperature, rainfall and snowfall information is available for the following climate stations in Chile

Official name:Republic of Chile
Capital:Santiago
Area:total: 756,950 sq km
land: 748,800 sq km
note: includes Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) and Isla Sala y Gomez
water: 8,150 sq km
Climate:temperate; desert in north; Mediterranean in central region; cool and damp in south
Location:Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean and South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru
Geographic coordinates:30 00 S, 71 00 W
Comparative Area:slightly smaller than twice the size of Montana
Land boundaries:total: 6,171 km
border countries: Argentina 5,150 km, Bolivia 861 km, Peru 160 km
Coastline:6,435 km
Terrain:low coastal mountains; fertile central valley; rugged Andes in east
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Pacific Ocean 0 m
highest point: Nevado Ojos del Salado 6,880 m

Map of Chile

Map of Chile

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