Republic of Chile

 

 

 

 

·Capital : Santiago

·Official languages : Spanish

 

·Government : Democratic republic

 - President : Michelle Bachelet

 

·Independence from Spain

 - First National Government Junta

   : September 18, 1810

 - Declared : February 12, 1818

 - Recognized : April 25, 1844

                    

·Area: 756,950 km²

  

·Papulation

 - 2007 estimate : 16,598,074

 - Density : 21.31 /km²

 

·GDP(PPP) : 2006 estimate

  - Total : $212,671 million

  - Per capita : $12,983

 

·Currency : Peso