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Antofagasta
Ceety an Commune
Montage o Antofagasta, Top:View of downtown Antofagasta, 2nd left:Antofagasta Clock Tower in Armas Square, 2nd middle:Mano del Desierto Sand Sculpture in Atacama Desert, 2nd right:View of Coldelco area, 3rd left:Balneario Beach, 3rd right:Arturo shopping center area, Bottom:View of La Portada Natural Monument
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): La perla del Norte ("Pearl o the North")
Motto: "Gloria, patria y tesón es tu lema y tu honor"
("Glory, hameland an tenacity is your motto an your honor")
Map o Antofagasta's urban hinterland
Map o Antofagasta's urban hinterland
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Antofagasta
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 23°39′S 70°24′W / 23.650°S 70.400°W / -23.650; -70.400
Kintra Chile
Region Antofagasta
Province Antofagasta
Settled 22 October 1868
Caipital Antofagasta
Government[2]
 • Type Municipal cooncil
 • Alcalde Karen Rojo[1]
Area[3]
 • Total 30,718.1 km2 (11,860.3 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total 296,905
 • Density 9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Urban 295,792
 • Landwart 1,113
Sex[3]
 • Men 153,220
 • Weemen 143,685
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Postal code 3580000
Area code(s) +56 73
Website Municipality o Antofagasta

Antofagasta (Spainyie pronunciation: [antofaˈɣasta] ( listen)) is a port ceety in northren Chile, aboot 700 miles (1,130 km) north o Santiago. It is the caipital o Antofagasta Province an Antofagasta Region. Accordin tae the 2002 census, the ceety haes a population o 296,905.[4] Housomeivver, a recent population projection bi the Naitional Institute o Statistics o Chile in 2009, says the eety haes an estimatit population o 360,473 inhabitants.[5]

Twin touns – Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

The ceety o Antofagasta haes signed protocols o Twin touns wi:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  2. (Spainyie) "Municipality of Antofagasta". Archived from the original on 19 September 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010. 
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  4. National Institute of Statistics of Chile (ed.). "Cities, Towns, Villages and Hamlets". Retrieved 22 June de, 2007. 
  5. Mercurio de Antofagasta (ed.). "Antofagasta ya superó los 360 mil habitantes". Retrieved 2 June 2009. 
  6. "What is Exponor?". Exponor. 2002. Retrieved 7 November 2006. 
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Antofagasta will have a twin city in Greece". Número 34.337 de El Mercurio de Antofagasta. 2002. Retrieved 24 September 2006. 

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