Information about Chile
Population: 16 572 4759 (2012)
Capital: Santiago de Chile Metro Area 7.2 millon (2011)
Official Languages: spanish
Main cities: Santiago de Chile, Viña del Mar, Valparaiso, Concepción, La Serena, Temuco, Antofagasta, Rancagua, Iquique, Puerto Montt, Osorno.
According to your nationality, before planning your trip, please check with the embassy or consulate of Chile in your country of residence, if you need Visa in order to enter the country. Make sure to have the health insurance required and the valid passport, as well.
In addition to passport and visa, if you plan to travel to Chile, whether for business or pleasure, we suggest to review the following information: International Airports - Airport Safety Rules - baggage allowance, size and weight restrictions - Most visited cities - Driving in Chile - Electricity - Time Zone - Business hours - National Holidays - Weights and Measures - Rules of Etiquette and Commercial PracticesCurrency: Chilean Peso ($, CLP)
Time Zone: (GMT-4) Summer time (GMT-3)
Vaccination data up to july 2012:
- Obligatory vaccines: None
- Recommended vaccines: Tetanus-diphtheria , Pertussis, MMR vaccine, Hepatitis A