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Iquique (Spainyie pronunciation: [iˈkike]) is a port ceety an commune in northren Chile, caipital o baith the Iquique Province an Tarapacá Region. It lies on the Paceefic coast, wast o the Atacama Desert an the Pampa del Tamarugal. It haed a population o 216,419 as o the 2002 census.[1] It is an aa the main commune o the Greater Iquique.

Iquique haes ane o the lairgest duty-free commercial port centers (or Zona Franca) o Sooth Americae an haes been traditionally cried Zofri. There are around 2.4 square kilometres (0.93 sq mi) o warehooses, bankin branches, an restaurants.

Copper minin, mainly in Quebrada Blanca, Cerro Colorado, an Doña Inés de Collahuasí, is an' a' an important industry in Iquique.

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