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    Chile language

    The Republic of Chile is a country that belongs to South America, whose capital is Santiago. It has a population of about 19 million inhabitants (64th) and an area of ​​756,096 km 2 (37th). Its human development index is very high (44º) and its official currency is the Chilean peso. But what language is spoken in Chile? What language do they speak in Chile? Chile does not have any official language. However, Spanish is the de facto national language. In addition, various indigenous languages ​​are spoken in Chile, which are: Mapudungun (250,000 speakers), Aymara (19,000), southern Quechua (6,180), Rapanui (1,000),…

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  • Chile’s history

    Brief history of Chile summarized A general look at the history of Chile, in a brief and summarized way. Chilean Beginnings The first humans arrived in Chile around 12,000 BC At first, people lived by hunting and farming, but in the north of Chile they were engaged in agriculture in 2,500 BC However, agriculture began much later in the South of Chile. The Incas conquered northern Chile in the 15th century, but were also conquered by the Spanish in 1533. However, in the south there was a people called the Araucanos. In 1540 a Spaniard named Pedro de Valdivia invaded…

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  • Traditions and customs of Chile

    What traditions and customs are there in Chile? We will see what are the customs and traditions of Chile, a South American country. Gastronomy Food in daily life Food has a very special place in Chilean culture. Chileans normally eat four times a day. The first meal of the day is breakfast, which is mostly a light meal including buttered toast and instant coffee with milk. Lunch (served between 1:00 and 2:00 PM) is the big meal of the day. Two main dishes are traditionally served. The first course can be a salad of some kind. A common salad is…

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  • History of Santiago de Chile

    Brief history of Santiago de Chile summarized A look at the history of Santiago de Chile, in a brief and summarized way. The origin of Santiago de Chile According to archaeological studies, it is estimated that the first inhabitants of Santiago settled around the year 800, with the emergence of peasant communities that cultivated potatoes, beans and corn along the Mapocho river basin. These towns belonged to picachos under the influence of the Inca Empire, which built some fortresses such as the Huaca del Cerro Chena and the Cerro El Plomo Sanctuary. The spanish arrive With the arrival of the…

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