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
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 70.150°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 (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". WorldTimeZones.org.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org.

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