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City and Commune
Top: View of downtown Iquique, 2nd left: Baquedano Square, 2nd right: Iquique Municipal Theater, Bottom: Cavancha Beach
Flag of Iquique
Coat of arms of Iquique
Coat of arms
Country Chile
Region Tarapacá
Province Iquique
Founded 16th Century
 • Type Municipal council
 • Alcalde Jorge Soria Quiroga
 • 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 81/km2 (210/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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  1. "Municipality of Iquique".  (Spanish)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "National Statistics Institute".  (Spanish)
  3. "Chile Time". 
  4. "Chile Summer Time". 

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