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Chile     [36]
(Independent in 1810 from Spain)
LAND AREA: 756945 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 14419000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 19 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 2%/year
  POP AGR/FISH/MINING: 19%
  URBAN POP: 84% (1994), versus 68% (1960), Annual Growth: 1.6%
  LIFE EXPECTANCY: 75.1 years,  ADULT LITERACY: 95.0%
  INFANT MORTALITY: 13 per/1000 (1994), versus 114 (1960)
  HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX: 0.891
ECONOMY
  GNP: US$50.1 billion, Annual GNP Growth Rate 1980-1993: 4.6%,  Annual Growth Rate GNP/Capita: 3.6%
  GDP/Capita: $2378  GDP/Capita PPP: $9129
  GDP/Capita: 1960 $1162, 1970 $1397, 1980 $1580, 1990 $1914
  OVERSEAS DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE: $159 million  ODA%GNP: 0.3%
  ODA/Capita: $11
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
  TOTAL FOREST AREA: 7892,000 ha, 10.5% of land area, 0.6 ha/capita
  NATURAL FOREST AREA: 6877,000 ha
  ARABLE LAND: 5.3% of land area
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
  ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION: 1798 kw-hr/capita, versus 806 kw-hr/cap (1970)
  TRADITIONAL FUEL CONSUMPTION: 13% (1993), versus 13% (1973)
  INTERNAL RENEWABLE WATER RESOURCES: 32.8,000 cu.m/cap/year
  SEAFOOD CONSUMPTION (1990-92): 23 kg/cap/year, CHANGE SINCE 1980-82: 26%
  CHANGE IN ANNUAL MARINE CATCH 1980-82 to 1990-92: 67%
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

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Last updated 11/02/98


Islands of Chile
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? (Chile)
? (Chile)
?(unknown) (Chile)
Aldea (Chile)
Alejandro Selkirk (Chile - Juan Fernandez)
Angamos (Chile)
Aracena (Chile)
Benjamin (Chile)
Byron (Chile)
Cabrales (Chile)
Caldcleugh (Chile)
Campana (Chile)
Carlos (Chile)
Chaffers (Chile)
Chatham (Chile)
Chiloe (Chile)
Clarence (Chile)
Clemente (Chile)
Cochrane (Chile)
Contreras (Chile)
Covadonga (Chile)
Cuptana (Chile)
Dawson (Chile)
Desolacion (Chile)
Diego de Almagro (Chile)
Diego Portales (Chile)
Donas (Chile)
Dring (Chile)
Duque de York (Chile)
Easter (Chile - Easter Island)
Emiliano Figuero (Chile)
Esmeralda (Chile)
Esperanza (Chile)
Evans (Chile)
Farrel (Chile)
Figueroa (Chile)
Fitzroy (Chile)
Gaitecas (Chile)
Gonzalez (Chile - Islas Desventurados)
Gordon (Chile)
Guafo (Chile)
Guamblin (Chile)
Guardian Brito (Chile)
Hanover (Chile)
Hoste (Chile)
Humos (Chile)
Isquiliac (Chile)
Izaza (Chile)
James (Chile)
Javier (Chile)
Johnson (Chile)
Jorge (Chile)
Jorge Montt (Chile)
Juan Stuven (Chile)
Lennox (Chile)
Leucaye (Chile)
Level (Chile)
Londonderry (Chile)
Luz (Chile)
Madre de Dios (Chile)
Magdalena (Chile)
Maldonado (Chile)
Manual Rodriguez (Chile)
Melchor (Chile)
Merino Jarpa (Chile)
Mornington (Chile)
Nalcayec (Chile)
Navarino (Chile)
North Rennell (Chile)
Nueva (Chile)
O'Brien (Chile)
Ofhidro (Chile)
Orella (Chile)
Pacheco (Chile)
Patricio Lynch (Chile)
Pedro Montt (Chile)
Piazzi (Chile)
Picton (Chile)
Prat (Chile)
Prd Gonzalez Vid (Chile)
Quinchao (Chile)
Ramirez (Chile)
Refugio (Chile)
Rice Trevor (Chile)
Riesco (Chile)
Rivero (Chile)
Robinson Crusoe (Chile - Juan Fernandez)
Rojas (Chile)
Rowlett (Chile)
Sala y Gomez (Chile - Easter Island)
Salas (Chile)
San Ambrosio (Chile - Islas Desventurados)
San Felix (Chile - Islas Desventurados)
Santa Inez (Chile)
Saumarez (Chile)
Serrano (Chile)
Simpson (Chile)
South Rennell (Chile)
Stewart (Chile)
Stokes (Chile)
Stosch (Chile)
Tahuenahuec (Chile)
Tenquehuen (Chile)
Teresa (Chile)
Tierra del Fuego (Chile/Argentina)
Traiguen (Chile)
Transito (Chile)
Van Der Meulen (Chile)
Vancouver (Chile)
Victoria (Chile)
Vidal (Chile)
Wellington (Chile)
Wickham (Chile)
Wollaston (Chile)


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