Viña del Mar

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Wulff Castle as seen in 1930
Hie-rise buildings bi the shore.

Viña del Mar (Spainyie pronunciation: [ˈbiɲa ðel maɾ]/BIH-nyaw DELLE MAHR "Sea Vinyard" in Spainyie), an aa kent locally as La Ciudad Jardín (Spainyie for: "The Garden Ceety"), is a Chilean commune an coastal ceety in Valparaíso Province, Valparaíso Region. Wi a population o 286,931 (2002 census), it is Chile's fowert lairgest ceety. It is an aa pairt of the Greater Valparaíso aurie, the kintra's seicont lairgest conurbation (pop. 803,683, 2002 census), which includes nearbi Valparaíso an ither ceeties.[1]

Viña del Mar is best kent as a tourist an balneario beach destination (wi multiple beaches includin Reñaca, Las Salinas, Miramar, Casino, an ithers). Ane o its key attractions are a gamblin casino an a yearly muisic festival, Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar (Spainyie: "Viña del Mar International Song Festival") that is hostit in the Quinta Vergara Amphitheater.

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  1. Chile: Ciudades, Pueblos, Aldeas y Caseríos 2005, Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas - June 2005.