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Chile FlagChile

By Right Or Might.

 

General


Population: 16,888,760 (2011)
Land Area: 756,950 sq km
Natural Resources: Copper, timber, iron ore, precious metals, molybdenum, hydro power
Capital: Santiago
Political System: Republic
State Leader: Sebastian Pinera Echenique (2010)
Languages: Spanish
Currency: Chilean Peso (CLP)
Major Religions: Roman Catholic 70%, Evangelical 15.1%, Jehovah's Witness 1.1%, Other Christian 1%, Other 4.6%, None 8.3%
Major Ethnicities: Caucasian 95%, Amerindian 3%, Other 2%
Life Expectancy: 77.7 years (2011)

Economy


GDP Official Exchange Rate: 199.2 billion (2010)
GDP Purchasing Power Parity: 260 billion (2010)
GDP Per Capita (PPP): 15,500 (2010)
GDP Growth Rate: 5.3% (2010)
GDP Structure: Agriculture 5.6%, Industry 40.5%, Services 53.9% (2009)
Labour Force By Occupation: Agriculture 13.2%, Industry 23%, Services 63.9% (2005)
Industries: Copper, other minerals, foodstuffs, fish processing, iron and steel, wood and wood products, transport equipment, cement, textiles
Agriculture Products: Grapes, apples, pears, onions, wheat, corn, oats, peaches, garlic, asparagus, beans; beef, poultry, wool; fish; timber
Human Development Index: 0.805 (44th)
Tourism Revenue: 1.554 billion (2004)
Unemployment Rate: 8.7 % (2010)

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Army Size: 78 098 (2004)
Budget: 2.7% of GDP (2006)

Current Situation

 

Chile is located in South America, it is bordered by Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Chile is one of South America's most stable and developed nations. Chile leads nations in South America in many aspects. Chile's economy is sound thanks to privatization and continuing open market policies.

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Sources

CIA World Factbook: Chile
Wikipedia: Chile
http://hdrstats.undp.org/en/countries/profiles/CHL.html

Updated on: December 13, 2011