Iquique

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Iquique
City and Commune
Iquique
Top: View of downtown Iquique, 2nd left: Baquedano Square, 2nd right: Iquique Municipal Theater, Bottom: Cavancha Beach
Flag of Iquique
Flag
Coat of arms of Iquique
Coat of arms
Map of Iquique in Tarapacá Region
Map of Iquique in Tarapacá Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Iquique
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 20°13′S 70°9′W / 20.217°S 70.15°W / -20.217; -70.15Coordinates: 20°13′S 70°9′W / 20.217°S 70.15°W / -20.217; -70.15
Country Chile
Region Tarapacá
Province Iquique
Founded 16th Century
Government[1]
 • Type Municipal council
 • Alcalde Jorge Soria Quiroga
Area[2]
 • City and Commune 2,242.1 km2 (865.7 sq mi)
Elevation 1 m (3 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[2]
 • City and Commune 180,601
 • Density 80.5499/km2 (208.623/sq mi)
 • Urban 183,997
Time zone CLT[3] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST[4] (UTC-3)
Postal code 1100000
Website Official website (Spanish)

Iquique is a port town in northern Chile. It is the capital of Iquique Province and Tarapacá Region. In the 2012 census, the town had a population of 180,601.[2]

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