Chile is a tri-continental country with territory in South America, Antarctic, and Oceania, with borders with Peru to the north, Argentina and Bolivia to the east, the South Pole to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It is a long, narrow country with a length of 4300 km and an average width of 170 km. Administratively, it is divided into 15 regions, and had a population in 2012 of approximately 17.4 million habitants.
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Last updated: September 2014