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Antofagasta
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
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 airms
Eik-name(s): 
La perla del Norte ("Pearl o the North")
Motto(s): 
"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
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Coordinates: 23°39′S 70°24′W / 23.650°S 70.400°W / -23.650; -70.400
KintraChile
RegionAntofagasta
ProvinceAntofagasta
Settled22 October 1868
CaipitalAntofagasta
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipal cooncil
 • AlcaldeKaren Rojo[1]
Area
 • Total30718.1 km2 (11,860.3 sq mi)
Elevation
40 m (130 ft)
Population
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total296,905
 • Density9.7/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Urban
295792
 • Landwart
1113
Sex
 • Men153,220
 • Weemen143,685
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Postal code
3580000
Area code(s)+56 73
WebsiteMunicipality o Antofagasta

Antofagasta (Spaingie pronunciation: [antofaˈɣasta] ( listen)) is a port ceety in northren Chile, aboot 700 mile (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 ceety 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. (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Antofagasta". Archived frae the original on 19 September 2010. Retrieved 6 September 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Archived frae the original on 13 November 2010. Retrieved 3 November 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  4. National Institute of Statistics of Chile (ed.). "Cities, Towns, Villages and Hamlets". Archived frae the original on 2006-02-09. Retrieved 22 June de, 2007. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  5. Mercurio de Antofagasta (ed.). "Antofagasta ya superó los 360 mil habitantes". Retrieved 2 Juin 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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