Chile Country information and photo #Chile – Chile flag, maps, people, coloring pages and more. Chile is a long, narrow country stretching along South America’s western edge, with 4,300km of Pacific Ocean coastline. Santiago, its capital, sits in a valley surrounded by the Andes and Chilean Coast Range mountains. The city’s Plaza de Armas, founded in 1541, contains neoclassical landmarks and the National History Museum. The massive Parque Metropolitano offers swimming pools, a botanical garden and zoo.
Currency: Chilean peso
President: Michelle Bachelet
Population: 17.62 million (2013) World Bank
Official language: Spanish