Chile

Chile is situated in the southwestern tip of South America between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean.

Its extensive length (4,200 kilometers, similar to a tour of Europe from Lisbon to Moscow) offers a huge variety of landscapes and climates throughout its territory, from the Atacama Desert -the driest in the world - in the far north to Patagonia’s millennia-old glaciers in the south.

Tourism

Wikitour photo contest aims to boost Chilean tourism

This great snap of Lago Grey is one entry in the recently launched Wikitour photo competition. Photo

Recruiting thousands of eager participants, the Wikitour competition will build a library of snaps of Chile’s most inspiring locations — all free to the public!

Daily life

Para South American Games a great success for Chile

Juan Carlos Garrido lights the flame ahead of winning gold at the Para South American Games. Photo b

Chile were the first ever country to host a Paralympic version of the South American Games and the big names did not disappoint.

Education

Chile celebrates National Day of Rural Education

Students in Talca celebrate the National Day of Rural Education. Photo via Municipalidad de Talca

Students and teachers celebrate day of rural education in honor of educator and Nobel Prize winning poet Gabriela Mistral.

Business

US-Chile trade ties continue to grow

Leading US politicians visited the Chilean capital to talk business, trade and human rights this mon

A visit from a group of US politicians reinforces the strong links between the countries that continues to bring success in trade, human rights, and more.