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  City Profiles: Santiago
Santiago de Chile was founded as an outpost of the Spanish Empire in 1541.
Chile is one of the leading producers and exporters of copper, and Santiago is the main administrative and processing centre of the industry.
Air pollution in the metropolitan area of Santiago is a source of great concern, since the city is located in a valley whose geographic characteristics are unfavourable for the dispersal of air pollutants.
www.un.org /cyberschoolbus/habitat/profiles/santiago.asp   (395 words)

  
  NationMaster.com - Encyclopedia: Santiago, Chile   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Port of Valparaíso, Chile Valparaíso is one of the main seaports of Chile, on the Pacific Ocean, and the capital of the Valparaíso Region.
Santiago is one of the six provinces of the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile.
Maipo is a province in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Santiago%2C-Chile   (4149 words)

  
 Santiago, Chile
Chile's capital was founded in 1541, by the Spanish captain Pedro de Valdivia, on the banks of the Mapocho river in the middle of the Central Valley.
Santiago is one of the financial metropolis of Latin America and Chile's cultural center.
Santiago lies in the heart of Chile's wine-producing region, with no fewer than 4 distinct valleys and 8 separate wineries lying in the capital's immediate surroundings.
www.chilediscover.com /santiago.htm   (1075 words)

  
 Santiago, Chile  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Santiago (Chile), capital city of Chile, on the Mapocho River, in the central part of the country.
Santiago is situated at an elevation of 520 m (1,700 ft) on an alluvial plain, with the snowcapped Andes Mountains visible to the east.
Santiago is the site of the University of Chile, founded in 1738 as the Royal University of San Felipe; the Catholic University of Chile (1888); the University of Santiago de Chile (1947); and the General Bernardo O'Higgins Military School (1817).
www.galenfrysinger.com /santiago_chile.htm   (266 words)

  
 About Santiago, Chile: Learn Spanish in Chile
Chile is a land of extraordinary extremes and stunning natural beauty.
Journeying from the lush vineyards of central Chile to the icy polar region in the south, you’ll find it hard to believe that all this variety—and all this beauty—can be found in one place.
Chile has one of the lowest rates of unemployment on the continent, and in recent years has negotiated free-trade agreements with nations worldwide.
www.bridgechile.com /about_chile.htm   (339 words)

  
 Spanish Courses in Santiago & Valparaiso, Chile: Study abroad, Spanish Courses in Santiago, Chile. University ...
Chile is a beautiful country located in the southwest coast of South America.
Chile is known for its wines, skiing, beaches, cooper production and for being the only country that reunites all the geographical features that are present in the world.
Santiago is beautifully set in a wide plain crossed by the Mapocho river.
www.natalislang.com /english/why-study-in-chile.html   (716 words)

  
 Chile / Santiago
Resting on an inland plain, with the Andes glimmering in the distance, Santiago, the capital of Chile, is the fifth largest city in South America.
Santiago is a city that seems destined for growth.
Santiago is also the central point of a region filled with attractive sites and activities.
www.interknowledge.com /chile/santiago/cris04.htm   (407 words)

  
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Santiago is a treat to visit with it’s temperate, sunny weather and a multitude of sights.
Santiago's heart is the Plaza de Armas, a historic city square with beautifully-landscaped parks, surrounded by art museums.
Chile's slenderness, 150 miles at it’s widest, gives Santiago another of its charms: close proximity to both sunny beaches and snow-covered mountains perfect for skiing.
www.deltavacations.com /destination.aspx?code=SANTIAGO   (332 words)

  
 Santiago Chile Insider Adventures
Chile is a long, thin country with a massive coastline and there are a wealth of tour operators who can help you to safely explore the wonders of the Andes and Patagonia.
In general, the people of Chile are very friendly and tourist-oriented, and they greatly enjoy talking to Americans, who they see as a great novelty and they thoroughly enjoy practicing their English language skills.
Santiago is a huge city with cheap prices where you can live like a king on a modest budget.
www.rampant-books.com /south_america_travel_tips/santiago_chile_insider_adventures.htm   (2045 words)

  
 City | Learn Spanish in Santiago, Chile | BridgeAbroad
The capital of Chile, Santiago is nestled in a valley at the foot of the picturesque Andes.
Santiago is ideally located in the center of the country.
Santiago is the capital city and home to one-third of the country’s population, giving it a rich culture and bustling atmosphere.
www.bridgeabroad.com /chile/santiago/city.php   (368 words)

  
 Santiago Hotels Tourist & Travel Information Tours Airport Transfers in Santiago Chile
Santiago is a modern city, with one the highest standards of living in Latin America.
Santiago Chile hotels are mainly located downtown and in the east side.
Around Santiago there are several attractions: wineries in Valle del Maipo, ski resorts in the Andes and beaches in Vina del Mar and its shores (see travel packages).
www.interhabit.com /santiago/hotels_16.htm   (558 words)

  
 Santiago : Introduction | Frommers.com
Santiago, one of South America's most sophisticated cities, is a thriving metropolis that's home to a third of Chile's entire population, and it is the civic, cultural, and historical nucleus of the country.
In spite of this, Santiago is one of Chile's least-popular tourist destinations, and most visitors use the city only as a jumping-off point to locations such as Patagonia or the Lake District, or as a base while exploring the central region.
Santiago's salient feature is its one-of-a-kind location sprawled below some of the highest peaks of the Andes range, providing a breathtaking city backdrop when the air is clear and the peaks are dusted with snow.
www.frommers.com /destinations/santiago/2320010001.html   (470 words)

  
 Learn Spanish in Chile | Spanish School in Santiago, Chile
The capital of Chile, Santiago is conveniently located one hour west of the Andes Mountains and one hour east of the Pacific Ocean.
Santiago's modern subway system is both economic and efficient and, together with an extensive bus network and taxi supply, can quickly transport students to all parts of the city.
Chile occupies a ribbon-like (over 4300 km long, average of 180 km wide) stretch of land from the northern frontier with Peru south to the Straight of Magellan.
www.latinimmersion.com /diegoPortales/index.htm   (485 words)

  
 Hotels in Santiago Chile - Discount Hotel Online Reservations, Cheapest Rates Guaranteed
The Four Points by Sheraton Santiago is a full service business hotel located close to commercial area nearby Suecia Street, with many restaurants...
Santiago park plaza is an european style hotel characterized by Its excellent location refined decor and size which allows us To offer our gue...
The elegant Sheraton Santiago Hotel and Convention Center is located in a residential area, with spacious gardens overlooking the Andes.
www.lodging-reservation-center.com /hotels/chile-santiago.shtml   (590 words)

  
 Santiago Chile Travel Guide | LukeTravels.com
For a more sobering look at Santiago's history, especially an examination of the recent political upheavals in the country, the Museo de Santiago is also nearby, as is the Presidential Palace of La Moneda, bombed during the coup but subsequently rebuilt.
Chile's financial system is sophisticated and efficient, which explains why 22 foreign banks and 24 national banks operate in the country, supplying the corresponding facilities for financial operations.
Santiago is located at 543 meters above sea level, in Chile's central zone, 2,051 kms south of Arica, the country's northernmost city and 3,141 kms.
www.luketravels.com /chile/chile-travelguide-santiago.htm   (2598 words)

  
 Santiago Chile LDS (Mormon) Temple
Situated in Santiago's Providencia district, the site of the Santiago Chile Temple is known locally as "Temple Square." Sharing the block are a meetinghouse, area offices, distribution center, mission headquarters, and a missionary training center, which doubles as patron housing.
The Santiago Chile Temple was the first temple built in Chile and the second built in South America, following the São Paulo Brazil Temple (1978).
The site for the Santiago Chile Temple was purchased by the Church many years before the temple was constructed with the intention of building a Church school.
www.ldschurchtemples.com /santiago   (563 words)

  
 Travel SuperLinks -- global discount hotel reservations
The NH Hotel Santiago is located in the Providencia district, just 5 minutes from midtown and the Las Condes business district, where most of the major companies have their offices.
Santiago's Rio Bidasoa Hotel stands near the heart of the city's pulsating Bellavista, the city's cultural neighborhood brimming with artists, entertainers, and ethnic and local eateries.
The Hotel Eurotel in the Providencia business sector of Santiago, Chile, stands near the civic center on a quiet residential street, close to a subway station, banks, shopping, restaurants, pubs and n more...
www.travelnow.com /hotels/hotnetlist.jsp?cid=48262&city=santiago&stateProvince=&country=Chile   (400 words)

  
 Santiago, Chile - Door to the Andes
Driving around Santiago is a bit of a chore because of the traffic, but not more so than in any other large city in the world.
From anywhere in Chile both the Pacific and the Andes can be reached in a day trip (as long as there are roads there to begin with).
Santiago with the Andes in the background from Cerro San Cristóbal.
gei.aerobaticsweb.org /chile.html   (646 words)

  
 Chile / Santiago
Resting on an inland plain, with the Andes glimmering in the distance, Santiago, the capital of Chile, is the fifth largest city in South America.
Santiago is a city that seems destined for growth.
Santiago is also the central point of a region filled with attractive sites and activities.
www.geographia.com /chile/santiago/cris04.htm   (407 words)

  
 TURISTIK - Welcome to Santiago Chile
Founded in 1541, Santiago is a fun city which is also full of history which speaks to us through its neighbourhoods, parks, squares, buildings, museums and monuments.
Discover the most relevant attractions of Chile's capital at your own pace with a daily pass which allows you to hop on and hop off the open top double deck buses as many times as you like between 9:30AM y las 6:00PM.
SANTIAGO TURISTIK allows you to discover this wonderful destination with greater flexibility and added depth aboard the same double deck buses you fin in cities such as New York, London, Madrid and Paris.
www.turistik.cl /en/index.htm   (304 words)

  
 Santiago, Chile - Royal Caribbean International
Chile's capital city and financial epicenter is a modern metropolis for sure, but you won't have to go far to be reminded that Mother Nature is a major shareholder.
Santiago's central location makes it the ideal gateway to all that Chile has to offer but you'll want make time to explore this stylish city too.
This cushy former residence of Chile's wealthiest entrepreneur is dripping with imported European opulence.
www.royalcaribbean.com /findacruise/ports/group/home.do?dest=SAMER&portCode=SCL   (298 words)

  
 Spanish Language Schools Santiago Chile -> Study and Learn Spanish at Language Schools in Santiago, Chile
Santiago is an extremely comfortable city to spend time in.
Due to the central location of Santiago in Chile, travelers have easy access to both the northern and southern locations of Chile.
Chile is a great country and the Chileans were very patient in letting me try to speak their language.
www.spanishabroad.com /santiago.htm   (1195 words)

  
 Learn Spanish in Santiago, Chile
Santiago de Chile is a bustling, modern capital nestled in a valley amidst the ever-present backdrop of the majestic Andes mountain range.
Santiago is centrally located, making it a convenient home base for trips to the north, south, and central coastal regions of Chile.
All of the teachers are native Spanish speakers from Chile, trained and experienced in teaching Spanish to foreigners.
www.donquijote.org /english/la/santiagodechile.asp   (438 words)

  
 Spanish Courses in Santiago & Valparaiso, Chile: About Santiago, Chile
However, the relentless indigenous attacks, the permanent war in the South and the constant natural disasters kept this city with a very small population size towards the beginning of the nineteenth century.
Perhaps, this is why tourists perceive it as a cosmopolitan city which still preserves the warmth of a small town isolated by mountains and sea.
Enclosed by mountains, Santiago city represents a geographic centre (also as an administrative, economic and cultural centre) from which it is possible to travel through a diverse landscape: the sea, the mountain and fertile valleys where the Chilean wine is grown.
www.natalislang.com /english/santiago.html   (316 words)

  
 People of the Walk [Santiago, Chile]
If you have ever been in Santiago, Chile and spent a week there you would have recognize the People of the Walk.
They are the ones that have a certain street by the Palace area, and I guess one could call it the merchant area which would be quite proper and there they start gathering on and along this long, very long street about 4:00 PM.
And so my trip to Santiago, Chile had one interesting element to it besides all the other things I am not mentioning, this being the most hypnotic part of the trip [2002].
www.useless-knowledge.com /articles/apr/sept005.html   (717 words)

  
 â†’ Casa Newen Bed and Breakfast, Santiago, Chile - bed and breakfast
Santiago is one of the largest city’s in South America and Chile's center of commerce, where you will find all the major museums, monuments, and architectural sights Chile has to offer.
We are also close to Chile's best skiing resorts such as "Farellones" and "Valle Nevado" which in the winter season produce some of the best skiing conditions in the world.
Chile is a vibrant culture brimming with exotic colors, textures, tastes, songs, and dances.
www.bnbchoices.com /chile/casa-newen.bnb   (2691 words)

  
 Santiago de Chile - Wikitravel
Santiago de Chile Map is the capital of Chile, a country on the west coast of South America.
Santiago Centro - The Centro (Downtown) area is a nice place for a stroll down some of its major Paseos (streets turned pedestrian walkways), watch out for pickpockets.
In order to work in Chile a working permit needs to be obtained, which can be accomplished with the sponsorship of an employer.
wikitravel.org /en/Santiago_de_Chile   (2206 words)

  
 Santiago, Chile - Tourism and natural attractions in Santiago
apital of the Republic of Chile, Santiago is the cultural, administrative and financial center, and the most important metropolis in the country.
Also known by the name of Greater Santiago, it is located in the Maipo Valley, surrounded by the Coast Mountain Range to the West and by the Chacabuco and Angostura Ranges to the North and South, respectively.
Average annual temperature is 14°C. During the summer, the temperature raises to 20°C, whereas in the winter, it usually drops to 8°C. All these aspects have given shape to a modern lively city at all seasons.
www.welcomechile.com /santiago/index_i.html   (511 words)

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