Atacama Region

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Atacama Region
III Región de Atacama
Region o Chile
Banner o Atacama Region
Flag
Coat o Airms o Atacama Region
Coat of arms
Map o Atacama Region
Kintra Chile
Caipital Copiapó
Provinces Chañaral, Copiapó, Huasco
Government
 • Intendant Ximena Matas Quilodrán
Area[1]
 • Total 75,176.2 km2 (29,025.7 sq mi)
Area rank 4
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 254,336
 • Rank 11
 • Density 3.4/km2 (8.8/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CL-AT

The Atacama Region (Spainyie: III Región de Atacama) is ane o Chile's 15 first order regions. It comprises three provinces, Chañaral, Copiapó an Huasco. It is bordered tae the north bi Antofagasta, tae the sooth bi Coquimbo, tae east wi Provinces o Catamarca, La Rioja an San Juan o Argentinae, an tae wast wi the Paceefic Ocean. The regional caipital Copiapó is locatit at 806 km (501 mi) north o the kintra's caipital o Santiago. The region occupy the soothren portion o Atacama Desert, the rest o the desert is mainly distributit amang the ither regions of Norte Grande.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Atacama Region". Government of Chile Foreign Investment Committee. Retrieved 13 March 2010. 

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