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Chile's National Anthem

The Chilean flag and national anthem, with lyrics in Spanish and English subtitles.

Chile, officially the Republic of Chile (Spanish: República de Chile), is a country in South America occupying a long and narrow coastal strip wedged between the Andes mountains and the Pacific Ocean. It borders Peru to the north, Bolivia to the northeast, Argentina to the east, and the Drake Passage at the country's southernmost tip. It is one of the only two countries in South America having no border with Brazil. The Pacific forms the country's entire western border, with a coastline that stretches over 6,435 kilometres. Chilean territory extends to the Pacific Ocean which includes the overseas territories of Juan Fernández Islands, the Salas y Gómez islands, the Desventuradas Islands and Easter Island located in Polynesia. Chile claims 1,250,000 square kilometres (480,000 sq mi) of territory in Antarctica.

Relgion in Chile

According to the 2002 census, 70% of the people of Chile are Roman Catholics, 15.1% are Protestants and 8% are agnostics or atheists,less than 0.1% are Buddhists.

Chile has no official state religion, the constitution provides for religious freedom and a 1999 law prohibits religious discrimination. Governmemt officials attend major Catholic, Protestant and Jewish events.

National holidays in Chile include Christmas, Good Friday, the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, the Feast of the Assumption, All Saints Day and the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. In 2008, Reformation Day was declared a national holiday too, in honor of the country's Protestant population.


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