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Santiago Chile

  • Santiago is the capital of the country Chile
  • It was founded February 12, 1541 with the name Santiago de Nueva Extremadura by a man named Pedro de Valdivia
  • On 12 February 1817 Chile proclaimed its independence
  • They are becoming a very modern country with buses and metro trains
  • They are home of a very successful soccer(football) team
  • The city is has a lot of universities, colleges, research institutions and libraries.
  • The typical greeting is the one-cheek kiss
  • The population is about 5,500,000
  • Because of there central location they are able to ski and go to the beach in the same day
  • Santiago is the biggest city in Chile



Posted by TheWoShow3 12:25

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