Iquique

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Iquique
Iquique
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
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 70.150°W / -20.217; -70.150Coordinates: 20°13′S 70°9′W / 20.217°S 70.150°W / -20.217; -70.150
CountryChile
RegionTarapacá
ProvinceIquique
Founded16th Century
Government
 • TypeMunicipal council
 • AlcaldeJorge Soria Quiroga
Area
 • City and Commune2,242.1 km2 (865.7 sq mi)
Elevation
1 m (3 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • City and Commune180,601
 • Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban
183,997
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT[3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST[4])
Postal code
1100000
WebsiteOfficial website (in 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". (in Spanish)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "National Statistics Institute". (in Spanish)
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 2007-09-11.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 2007-09-11.

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