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City and Commune
Top:View of downtown Iquique, 2nd left:Baquedano Square, 2nd right:Iquique Municipal Theater, Bottom:Cavancha Beach


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Map of Iquique in Tarapacá Region
Map of Iquique in Tarapacá Region
Location in Chile
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
 • 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 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
Twin cities
 • Miami United States US
 • Oruro Bolivia Bolivia
 • Seville Spain Spain
 • Ashkelon Israel Israel
 • Zagreb Croatia Croatia
 • Abu Dhabi United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
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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