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Chile

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Population:

16,454,143 (2008)

Land area:

748,800 sq. km.

Capital:

Santiago (pop: 4,601,434; 2005)

Economy:

In 2006, Chile ranked 37th in the UNDP Human Development Index and 37th in total GDP, with a per capita GDP of $8,864.73. Public debt accounts for 4.1 percent of total GDP, while 18.2 percent of Chileans are beneath the poverty line.

Main language(s):

Spanish

Monkey's name:

El Mono (El Moh-noh)

Fun fact:

Chile claims almost 9 percent of Antarctica as its territory, and has annexed Easter Island—some 3,600 kilometers west of the country—as part of the Valparaíso Administrative Region.

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