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Iquique
Ceety an Commune
Iquique
Tap:View o Iquique ceety centre, 2nt left:Baquedano Square, 2nt richt:Iquique Municipal Theater, Bottom:Cavancha Beach
Banner o Iquique
Banner
Coat o airms o Iquique
Coat o airms
Map o Iquique in Tarapacá Region
Map o Iquique in Tarapacá Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Iquique
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 20°13′S 70°9′W / 20.217°S 70.150°W / -20.217; -70.150Coordinates: 20°13′S 70°9′W / 20.217°S 70.150°W / -20.217; -70.150
Kintra  Chile
Region  Tarapacá
Province Iquique
Foondit 16t Century
Govrenment[1]
 • Teep Municipal cooncil
 • Alcalde Jorge Soria Quiroga
Aurie[2]
 • Ceety an Commune 2,242.1 km2 (865.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[2]
 • Ceety an Commune 180,601
 • Density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban 183,997
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Simmer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Postal code 1100000
Climate BWh
Wabsteid Offeecial wabsteid (in Spaingie)

Iquique (Spaingie 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.[2] 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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Municipality of Iquique" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 31 October 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 9 September 2010.