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Athletic Club Barnechea is a Chilean Football club based in the Lo Barnechea commune of Santiago, Chile.
The Academy of Christian Humanism University (UAHC) (Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano) is a Chilean non-profit private university, founded in 1988 but whose origins date back to 1975 when establishing the Academy of Christian Humanism, led by Cardinal Raúl Silva Henríquez (SDB), whose purpose was to bring together a group of intellectuals to discuss the politics, society, economy and culture of Chile.
The administrative division or territorial organization of Chile exemplifies characteristics of a unitary state.
Adobe is a building material made from earth and other organic materials.
The Adolfo Ibáñez University (Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez) (UAI) is a private university in Chile pertaining to the Adolfo Ibáñez Foundation.
Aerocardal is an airline based in Santiago, Chile.
Agnosticism is the view that the existence of God, of the divine or the supernatural is unknown or unknowable.
Agustín de Jáuregui y Aldecoa (May 17, 1711 (some sources say 1708) – April 29, 1784) was a Spanish politician and soldier who served as governor of Chile (1772–80) and viceroy of Peru (1780–84).
Air pollution occurs when harmful or excessive quantities of substances including gases, particulates, and biological molecules are introduced into Earth's atmosphere.
Airline hubs or hub airports are used by one or more airlines to concentrate passenger traffic and flight operations at a given airport.
Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins (General Liberator Bernardo O'Higgins Avenue), popularly known as La Alameda (meaning, a road surrounded by poplar trees), is the main avenue of Santiago, Chile.
Alberto Hurtado University (Universidad Alberto Hurtado – UAH) is a Jesuit university located in downtown Santiago.
Américo Vespucio Avenue is a ring road in Santiago, Chile named after Renaissance cartographer Amerigo Vespucci.
Ambrosio Bernardo O'Higgins, 1st Marquess of Osorno (c. 1720 – March 19, 1801) born Ambrose Bernard O'Higgins (Ambrós Bearnárd Ó hUiginn, in Irish), was a Spanish colonial administrator and a member of the O'Higgins family.
The Americas (also collectively called America)"America." The Oxford Companion to the English Language.
An amusement park is a park that features various attractions, such as rides and games, as well as other events for entertainment purposes.
The Andes or Andean Mountains (Cordillera de los Andes) are the longest continental mountain range in the world.
Andorra la Vella (Andorra la Vieja, Andorre-la-Vieille) is the capital of the Principality of Andorra.
Andrés de Jesús María y José Bello López (November 29, 1781 – October 15, 1865) was a Venezuelan humanist, diplomat, poet, legislator, philosopher, educator and philologist, whose political and literary works constitute an important part of Spanish American culture.
The Andrés Bello National University (Universidad Andrés Bello or Universidad Nacional Andrés Bello:es:Universidad Andrés Bello) (UNAB) is a Chilean private university created in 1988.
Ankara (English; Turkish Ottoman Turkish Engürü), formerly known as Ancyra (Ἄγκυρα, Ankyra, "anchor") and Angora, is the capital of the Republic of Turkey.
Apoquindo (Runasimi Apuk-kintu flowers for the deity) is the name of a river and pre-Columbian settlement located east of the city of Santiago de Chile, at the foot of the foothills, in the present town of Las Condes.
Apoquindo Avenue is a major thoroughfare in Santiago, Chile.
The Arauco War was a long-running conflict between colonial Spaniards and the Mapuche people, mostly fought in the Araucanía.
Giorgio Armani S.P.A. is an Italian fashion house founded by Giorgio Armani which designs, manufactures, distributes and retails haute couture, ready-to-wear, leather goods, shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, eyewear, cosmetics and home interiors.
The Army of the Andes (Ejército de los Andes) was a military force created by the United Provinces of the Río de la Plata (Argentina) and mustered by general José de San Martín in his campaign to free Chile from the Spanish Empire.
Asunción is the capital and largest city of Paraguay.
Atheism is, in the broadest sense, the absence of belief in the existence of deities.
Audax Club Sportivo Italiano is a Chilean football club based in La Florida.
Autopista Central ("Central Highway", in Spanish) is a privatized, partially submerged highway in Chile forming part of the Ruta 5.
Ñuñoa (from Mapudungun Ñuñohue, "place of yellow flowers") is a commune of Chile located in the Santiago province and city of Santiago.
The Bahá'í Faith (بهائی) is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of all people.
Ballet is a type of performance dance that originated during the Italian Renaissance in the 15th century and later developed into a concert dance form in France and Russia.
Banana Republic is an American clothing and accessories retailer owned by American multinational corporation, Gap Inc. It was founded in 1978, by Mel and Patricia Ziegler with the name "Banana Republic Travel & Safari Clothing Company", with a safari theme; in 1983, Gap purchased the company, changed the name to simply "Banana Republic", and gave it a more upscale image.
A bank is a financial institution that accepts deposits from the public and creates credit.
Barrio Bellavista (Bellavista Neighborhood) is an area that lies between the Mapocho River and San Cristóbal Hill in Santiago, Chile.
Barrio Brasil is a neighborhood of Santiago, Chile, located to the west of the city center in the commune of Santiago and to the east of Barrio Yungay.
Barrio Lastarria (Lastarria Neighborhood) is an historical neighborhood in the center of Santiago, Chile.
Barrio París-Londres is a barrio located in Santiago, Chile.
Barrio Suecia (Spanish for "Swedish neighborhood") is a section of Santiago, Chile, centered on Calle Suecia ("Sweden Street"), in the upscale Providencia municipality, which once included many pubs, discos and restaurants.
The Basílica del Salvador is a basilica located at the corner of Huérfanos Street and Almirante Barroso Street in the Barrio Brasil of Santiago de Chile.
The Battle of Chacabuco, fought during the Chilean War of Independence, occurred on February 12, 1817.
The Battle of Maipú (Batalla de Maipú) was a battle fought near Santiago, Chile on April 5, 1818 between South American rebels and Spanish royalists, during the Chilean War of Independence.
The Battle of Rancagua also known as the Disaster of Rancagua occurred on October 1, 1814, to October 2, 1814, when the Spanish Army under the command of Mariano Osorio defeated the rebel Chilean forces led by Bernardo O’Higgins.
A bean is a seed of one of several genera of the flowering plant family Fabaceae, which are used for human or animal food.
Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna (August 25, 1831 – January 25, 1886) was a Chilean writer, journalist, historian and politician.
Bernardo O'Higgins Riquelme (1778–1842) was a Chilean independence leader who freed Chile from Spanish rule in the Chilean War of Independence.
The Biblioteca Nacional de Chile is the national library of Chile.
The Bicentennial of Chile (Bicentenario de Chile) took place on September 18, 2010.
Bogotá, officially Bogotá, Distrito Capital, abbreviated Bogotá, D.C., and formerly known as Santafé de Bogotá between 1991 and 2000, is the capital and largest city of Colombia, administered as the Capital District, although often thought of as part of Cundinamarca.
The Universidad Bolivariana de Venezuela (UBV, Bolivarian University of Venezuela) is a state university in Venezuela founded in 2003 by decree of President Hugo Chávez.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
A bus (archaically also omnibus, multibus, motorbus, autobus) is a road vehicle designed to carry many passengers.
Cabify is a Spanish transportation network company.
Cajón del Maipo is a canyon located in the Andean southeastern portion of the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile.
A campamento ("camp" or "tent city") or población callampa ("mushroom town") are terms given in Chile to shanty towns.
A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.
The General Captaincy of Chile (Capitanía General de Chile) or Gobernación de Chile, was a territory of the Spanish Empire, from 1541 to 1818.
Caracas, officially Santiago de León de Caracas, is the capital and centre of the Greater Caracas Area, and the largest city of Venezuela.
Casa Colorada (English: Red House) is a colonial house built located in Santiago, Chile.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Cementerio General de Santiago, Chile is one of the largest cemeteries in Latin America with an estimated 2 million burials.
Cencosud S.A. is a publicly traded multinational retail company.
The Central Post Office Building (Spanish: Edificio del Correo Central) is a historic post office building on the northern edge of the Plaza de Armas, in Santiago, Chile.
The Central University of Chile (UCEN) (Universidad Central de Chile) is the first autonomous private university in Chile, founded in 1982 in Santiago de Chile.
The Centro Cultural Gabriela Mistral (GAM) is a cultural center located on 227 Av.
The Centro Cultural Matucana 100 is a cultural center located in the commune of Estación Central in Santiago, Chile, near Quinta Normal Park.
Centro Cultural Palacio de La Moneda ("Palacio de La Moneda Cultural Center") is a cultural facility located in Santiago, Chile, under the Citizenry Square, in the southern façade of the Palacio de La Moneda.
Cerrillos (Spanish for "hillocks") is a census-designated commune of Chile in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region, integrated into the Greater Santiago conurbation.
Cerro Blanco is a hill and historical landmark in the city of Santiago, Chile.
Cerro El Plomo is a mountain in the Andes near Santiago, Chile.
Cerro Navia (Spanish for "Navia Hill") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Cerro Renca is a hill straddling the border between Quilicura to the north and Renca to the south, in the city of Santiago, Chile.
Charles V (Carlos; Karl; Carlo; Karel; Carolus; 24 February 1500 – 21 September 1558) was ruler of both the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 and the Spanish Empire (as Charles I of Spain) from 1516, as well as of the lands of the former Duchy of Burgundy from 1506.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
Chile Highway 5 or Route 5 known locally as Ruta 5 is Chile's longest route,.
Chile Route 68 (Ruta 68) is a highway in central Chile.
The Central Valley (Valle Central), Intermediate Depression, or Longitudinal Valley is the depression between the Chilean Coastal Range and the Andes Mountains.
The Chilean Coastal Range (Cordillera de la Costa) is a mountain range that runs from north to south along the Pacific coast of South America parallel to the Andean Mountains, extending from Morro de Arica in the north to Taitao Peninsula, where it ends at the Chile Triple Junction, in the south.
The Chilean International Exhibition was a world's fair held in Quinta Normal Park, Santiago, between 16 September 1875 and 16 January 1876 to show Chilean people recent technological and scientific advances.
The Chilean National Museum of Fine Arts (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes or MNBA), located in Santiago, Chile, is one of the major centers for Chilean art and for broader South American art.
The Chilean National Museum of Natural History (Museo Nacional de Historia Natural or MNHN) is one of three national museums in Chile, along with the Museum of Fine Arts and the National History Museum.
The Chilean National Zoo (Zoológico Nacional de Chile) is a zoo that was founded in 1925 in Santiago, Chile.
The Chilean Primera División (First Division) is the top tier league of the Chilean football league system.
The Chilean transition to democracy began when a Constitution establishing a transition itinerary was approved in a plebiscite.
The Chilean War of Independence was a war between pro-independence Chilean criollos seeking political and economic independence from Spain and royalist criollos supporting continued allegiance to the Captaincy General of Chile and membership of the Spanish Empire.
Chillán is a city in the Bío Bío Region of Chile located about south of the country's capital, Santiago, near the geographical center of the country.
The Club de la Unión is a gentlemen's club in Santiago, Chile.
Club Deportivo Palestino is a professional football club based in the city of Santiago, Chile.
Club Deportivo Universidad Católica is a professional football club based in Santiago, Chile, which plays in the Primera División.
Club Hípico de Santiago is a thoroughbred horse race track in Santiago, Chile.
Club Universidad de Chile is a professional football club based in Santiago, Chile, that plays in the Primera División.
Colegio del Verbo Divino ("College of the Divine Word" in Spanish) is an institution of learning in Chile catering to grades from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade (cuarto medio).
Colina is a Chilean city and commune, capital of the Chacabuco Province, in the northern part of the Santiago Metropolitan Region, approximately 30 kilometers north of Santiago Centro.
Club Social y Deportivo Colo-Colo is a Chilean football club based in Macul, Santiago.
A commune (comuna) is the smallest administrative subdivision in Chile.
Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (Aeropuerto Internacional Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez), also known as Santiago International Airport and Nuevo Pudahuel Airport, located in Pudahuel, north-west of downtown Santiago, is Chile's largest aviation facility and the busiest international airport in the country.
Concepción (in full: Concepción de la Madre Santísima de la Luz, "Conception of the Blessed Mother of Light") is a Chilean city and commune belonging to the metropolitan area of Greater Concepción, it is one of the largest urban conurbations of Chile.
Conchalí is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Constitución is a city and commune of Talca Province, Maule Region, Chile.
A contactless smart card is a contactless credential whose dimensions are credit-card size.
A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area.
The Copa Chile (Chile Cup) is an annual cup competition for Chilean football teams.
The CONMEBOL Libertadores, named as Copa Libertadores de América (Copa Libertadores da América or Taça Libertadores da América), is an annual international club football competition organized by CONMEBOL since 1960.
The CONMEBOL Sudamericana, named as Copa Sudamericana (Copa Sul-Americana) is an annual international club football competition organized by the CONMEBOL since 2002.
Copesa (Consorcio Periodístico de Chile) is one of the more important Chilean media conglomerate.
Cordillera Province (Provincia de Cordillera) is one of six provinces in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of central Chile.
Production Development Corporation (CORFO) (full name in Spanish: Corporación de Fomento de la Producción de Chile) is a Chilean governmental organization that was founded in 1939, by President Pedro Aguirre Cerda, to promote economic growth in Chile.
The Costanera Center is a business and commercial complex that includes a six-floor shopping mall, the Gran Torre Santiago and three other skyscrapers - two high-end hotels and an office building.
Costanera Norte (Northern bank road) is a 43 km privatized expressway (autopista urbana) in Chile, connecting northern Santiago from east to west, along the northern bank of the Mapocho River, using an electronic toll collection system.
Cusco (Cuzco,; Qusqu or Qosqo), often spelled Cuzco, is a city in southeastern Peru, near the Urubamba Valley of the Andes mountain range.
A demonym (δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place.
Deportes Magallanes are a Chilean Football team based in San Bernardo, Chile.
Diego Portales University (Universidad Diego Portales, UDP) is one of the first private universities founded in Chile and is named after the Chilean statesman Diego Portales.
The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.
El Bosque (Spanish for "the forest") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
El Colorado is a settlement in northern Argentina.
El Mercurio is a Chilean newspaper with editions in Valparaíso and Santiago.
El Niño–Southern Oscillation (ENSO) is an irregularly periodic variation in winds and sea surface temperatures over the tropical eastern Pacific Ocean, affecting climate of much of the tropics and subtropics.
El Teniente ("The Lieutenant") is an underground copper mine in the Chilean commune of Machalí in Cachapoal Province, Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins Region, near the town of Sewell, above mean sea level in the Andes.
Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE) is the national railway of Chile.
An epidemic (from Greek ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of infectious disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time, usually two weeks or less.
Ermenegildo Zegna (often abbreviated and known simply as Zegna) is an Italian luxury fashion house that makes men's clothing and accessories.
Estación Central ((), Spanish for "central station") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Estación Alameda (unofficially Estación Central) in Santiago, Chile, is the city's only railway station after the closure of the Estación Mapocho, serving southern Chile (passenger trains no longer serve northern Chile).
Estación Central (Spanish for "Central Station") is a station on the Santiago Metro in Santiago, Chile.
Estación Mapocho is a former train station that since 1994 has been refitted as a cultural centre that hosts many kinds of events.
The Estadio Monumental is a soccer Stadium in Macul, south-east of the centre of the Chilean capital Santiago.
Estadio Nacional Julio Martínez Prádanos (originally known as Estadio Nacional) is the national stadium of Chile, and is located in the Ñuñoa district of Santiago.
Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo is a football stadium, in Las Condes in the metropolitan region of Santiago de Chile.
Estadio Santa Laura is a football stadium in Independencia, Santiago, Chile.
Eulogio Sánchez Airport (Aeródromo Eulogio Sánchez), also known as Tobalaba Airport, is an airport in La Reina, an eastern suburb of Santiago, Chile.
Evangelicalism, evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.
Extremadura (is an autonomous community of western Iberian Peninsula whose capital city is Mérida, recognised by the State of Autonomy of Extremadura. It is made up of the two largest provinces of Spain: Cáceres and Badajoz. It is bordered by the provinces of Salamanca and Ávila (Castile and León) to the north; by provinces of Toledo and Ciudad Real (Castile–La Mancha) to the east, and by the provinces of Huelva, Seville, and Córdoba (Andalusia) to the south; and by Portugal to the west. Its official language is Spanish. It is an important area for wildlife, particularly with the major reserve at Monfragüe, which was designated a National Park in 2007, and the International Tagus River Natural Park (Parque Natural Tajo Internacional). The government of Extremadura is called. The Day of Extremadura is celebrated on 8 September. It coincides with the Catholic festivity of Our Lady of Guadalupe.
Façonnable is a high-end men's and women's clothing brand founded in Nice, France by Jean Goldberg in 1950.
Fantasilandia is a Chilean amusement park.
The Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA, English: International Automobile Federation) is an association established as the Association Internationale des Automobile Clubs Reconnus (AIACR, English: 'International Association of Recognized Automobile Clubs') on 20 June 1904 to represent the interests of motoring organisations and motor car users.
The Federico Santa María Technical University (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María) (UTFSM) (or simply Santa Maria University) is a Chilean university founded in 1926 in Valparaíso, Chile.
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, moving pícture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images.
The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the global financial crisis and the 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Universidad Finis Terrae (Finis Terrae University) (UFT) is a Chilean university.
A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry.
Florida is a Chilean town and commune located in the Concepción Province, Biobío Region.
The Former National Congress Building (ex Congreso Nacional) is the former home of the Chilean Congress.
Formula E, officially the ABB FIA Formula E Championship, is a class of auto racing that uses only electric-powered cars.
France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.
Francisco Pizarro González (– 26 June 1541) was a Spanish conquistador who led an expedition that conquered the Inca Empire.
Gabriela Mistral University (Universidad Gabriela Mistral) is a privately funded university in Santiago, Chile.
Government Assembly of the Kingdom of Chile (September 18, 1810 – July 4, 1811), also known as the First Government Junta, was the organization established to rule Chile following the deposition and imprisonment of King Ferdinand VII by Napoleon Bonaparte.
The Costanera Center Torre 2, better known as Gran Torre Santiago (Great Santiago Tower), and previously known as Torre Gran Costanera, is a 64-story tall skyscraper in Santiago, Chile, the tallest in Latin America.
The Grange School is a private school in La Reina, Santiago, Chile with an enrollment of about 1,800 students and over 300 staff.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
The grid plan, grid street plan, or gridiron plan is a type of city plan in which streets run at right angles to each other, forming a grid.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
The guanaco (Lama guanicoe) is a camelid native to South America.
Guatemala City (Ciudad de Guatemala), locally known as Guatemala or Guate, officially Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción (New Guatemala of the Assumption), is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Guatemala, and the most populous in Central America.
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel (born Bönickhausen;;; 15 December 183227 December 1923) was a French civil engineer.
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.
Heidelberg University (Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg; Universitas Ruperto Carola Heidelbergensis) is a public research university in Heidelberg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist (18 October 177721 November 1811) was a German poet, dramatist, novelist, short story writer and journalist.
Hermès International S.A., or simply Hermès is a French high fashion luxury goods manufacturer established in 1837.
Hipódromo Chile is a thoroughbred horse race track in the municipality of Independencia, in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of Chile.
Huaca de Chena, also known as the Chena Pukara, is an Inca site on Chena Mountain, in the basin of San Bernardo, commune of Calera de Tango, Maipo Province, Chile.
Huechuraba is a city and commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Hugo Boss AG, often styled as BOSS, is a German luxury fashion house.
The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.
Humberto Fuenzalida Villegas (1904–1966) was a Chilean geologist, paleontologist and geographer.
The San Francisco Church (Spanish: Iglesia de San Francisco) is a Franciscan church on Avenida Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins, in the downtown of Santiago de Chile.
Immigration to Chile has contributed to the demographics and the history of this South American nation.
Inés Suárez, (c. 1507–1580) was a Spanish conquistador who participated in the Conquest of Chile with Pedro de Valdivia, successfully defending Santiago against a Mapuche attack in 1541.
The Inca Empire (Quechua: Tawantinsuyu, "The Four Regions"), also known as the Incan Empire and the Inka Empire, was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America, and possibly the largest empire in the world in the early 16th century.
The Inca road system was the most extensive and advanced transportation system in pre-Columbian South America.
Independencia (Spanish for "independence") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Industry is the production of goods or related services within an economy.
Instituto Nacional General José Miguel Carrera, often shortened to Instituto Nacional (National Institute), founded on August 10, 1813 by the Chilean patriot José Miguel Carrera, officially Liceo Ex A-0 - Instituto Nacional General José Miguel Carrera, is Chile's oldest learning institution and its most prestigious school.
The title of intendant (intendant, Portuguese and intendente) has been used in several countries through history.
The Internado Nacional Barros Arana (INBA) is one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Chile.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is a trade association of the world’s airlines.
The International School Nido de Aguilas offers an English language-based, liberal arts education, influenced by U.S. and Chilean thought and tradition, that prepares students to be eloquent communicators and impactful stewards of a rapidly changing world.
In meteorology, an inversion is a deviation from the normal change of an atmospheric property with altitude.
James the Just, or a variation of James, brother of the Lord, (יעקב Ya'akov; Ἰάκωβος Iákōbos, can also be Anglicized as Jacob), was an early leader of the so-called Jerusalem Church of the Apostolic Age, to which Paul was also affiliated.
James, son of Zebedee (Hebrew:, Yaʿqob; Greek: Ἰάκωβος; ⲓⲁⲕⲱⲃⲟⲥ; died 44 AD) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus, and traditionally considered the first apostle to be martyred.
Jehovah's Witnesses is a millenarian restorationist Christian denomination with nontrinitarian beliefs distinct from mainstream Christianity.
JetSmart is an ultra low-cost Chilean airline created by US investment fund Indigo Partners, which also controls US airline Frontier Airlines, Mexico's Volaris and Hungarian airline Wizz Air.
Joaquín Larraín Gandarillas (October 13, 1822 - September 26, 1897) was a Chilean priest, Roman Catholic bishop of Santiago, professor, writer and first president of the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
Joaquín Toesca y Ricci (Rome; 1745 – Santiago; June 11, 1799), born Gioacchino Toesca, was an Italian architect who worked for the king and governors of the Spanish Empire, especially in colonial Chile.
Judaism (originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
The kilometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI symbol: km; or) or kilometer (American spelling) is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one thousand metres (kilo- being the SI prefix for). It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world; notable exceptions are the United States and the road network of the United Kingdom where the statute mile is the official unit used.
La Cisterna (Spanish for "the cistern") is a commune of Chile and census-designated city located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
La Cuarta (The Fourth One) is a Chilean daily tabloid part of the Copesa group.
La Dehesa is a suburban neighborhood in Lo Barnechea Commune of Santiago, Chile.
La Florida (Spanish for "the flowery") is a suburban commune of Chile located in the South East of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
La Granja (Spanish for "the farm") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Palacio de La Moneda (Palace of the Mint), or simply La Moneda, is the seat of the President of the Republic of Chile.
La Parva is a town and ski resort located about northeast of the Chilean capital of Santiago.
La Paz, officially known as Nuestra Señora de La Paz (Our Lady of Peace), also named Chuqi Yapu (Chuquiago) in Aymara, is the seat of government and the de facto national capital of the Plurinational State of Bolivia (the constitutional capital of Bolivia is Sucre).
La Pintana is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
La Polar is the fourth largest retail company in Chile, behind Falabella, Paris S.A and Ripley S.A. The company has 43 stores, being 38 in Chile and 5 in Colombia and offers various products, such as clothing, accessories, sporting goods, beauty products, gifts, infant products, electronics, furniture, furnishings, and household products.
La Reina (Spanish: "The Queen") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
La Segunda (The second one) is a Chilean afternoon daily owned by El Mercurio SAP.
La Tercera (The Third One), formerly known as La Tercera de la Hora ('the third of the hour'), is a daily newspaper published in Santiago, Chile and owned by Copesa.
Lamini (members are called laminoids) is a tribe of the subfamily Camelinae.
Lampa is a Chilean commune and city in the Chacabuco province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
This is a list of the 50 largest cities in the Americas by population residing within city limits as of 2015, the most recent year for which official population census results, estimates or short-term projections are available for most of these cities.
Las Últimas Noticias (The Latest News) is a Chilean, daily middle market tabloid newspaper owned by El Mercurio SAP.
Las Condes is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
LATAM Airlines, formerly LAN Airlines S.A., is an airline based in Santiago, Chile, and is one of the founders of LATAM Airlines Group, Latin America's largest airline holding company.
Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Spanish, French and Portuguese are spoken; it is broader than the terms Ibero-America or Hispanic America.
Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.
A library is a collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing.
Lima (Quechua:, Aymara) is the capital and the largest city of Peru.
Linares is a Chilean city and commune located in the Maule Region and lies in the fertile Chilean Central Valley, south of Santiago and south of Talca, the regional capital.
Lisbon (Lisboa) is the capital and the largest city of Portugal, with an estimated population of 552,700, Census 2011 results according to the 2013 administrative division of Portugal within its administrative limits in an area of 100.05 km2.
The National Monuments of Chile (Spanish: Monumentos Nacionales de Chile), also abbreviated MN, are the constructions, elements and places that form part of the country's cultural heritage, and they are protected by law.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
Lo Barnechea is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Lo Espejo is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Lo Prado is one of the poorest communes of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Lollapalooza is an annual music festival featuring popular alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music bands and artists, dance and comedy performances, and craft booths.
Los Andes, founded in July 31, 1791 as Santa Rosa de Los Andes, is a Chilean city and commune located in the province of the same name, in Valparaíso Region ("Fifth Region" of Chile).
Louis Lliboutry (born on 19 February 1922 in Madrid; died on 21 October 2007 in Grenoble) was a French glaciologist, geophysicist, and mountaineer.
Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly referred to as Louis Vuitton, or shortened to LV, is a French fashion house and luxury retail company founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton.
Macul (Quechua: "to stretch out right hand") is a commune (smallest administrative subdivision in Chile) of Chile located in the central-eastern part of the Greater Santiago area, bordered by the communes of Ñuñoa to the north, San Joaquín to the west, Peñalolén to the east and La Florida to the south.
Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.
Maipú is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region, integrated into the Greater Santiago conurbation.
Maipo is a stratovolcano in the Andes, lying on the border between Argentina and Chile.
Maipo Province (Provincia de Maipo) is one of six provinces in the Santiago Metropolitan Region of central Chile.
Maize (Zea mays subsp. mays, from maíz after Taíno mahiz), also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago.
Mall Plaza is a chilean chain of malls operated in South America by Falabella.
Managua is the capital and largest city of Nicaragua, and the center of eponymous department.
Manila (Maynilà, or), officially the City of Manila (Lungsod ng Maynilà), is the capital of the Philippines and the most densely populated city proper in the world.
The River Mapocho (Río Mapocho) (Mapudungun: Mapu chuco, "water that penetrates the land") flows from the Andes mountains onto the west and divides Chile's capital Santiago in two.
Mary was a 1st-century BC Galilean Jewish woman of Nazareth, and the mother of Jesus, according to the New Testament and the Quran.
A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.
Melipilla (Mapudungun for "four Pillans") is a Chilean commune and capital city of the province of the same name, located in the Santiago Metropolitan Region southwest of the nation's capital.
The Mercado Central de Santiago is the central market of Santiago de Chile.
Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.
The Metropolitan University of Educational Sciences (Universidad Metropolitana de Ciencias de la Educación (UMCE), is a public and traditional university located in the commune of Ñuñoa, Chile. It is the fourth oldest university in the country, founded in 1889 as college of the University of Chile.
Metropolitan University of Technology (Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana) is a university in Chile.
The Metrotrén (Spanish compound for metro, 'rapid transit' + tren, 'train'), is a Chilean commuter rail system operated by Trenes Metropolitanos S.A., a subsidiary of the Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE), that covers 13 communes using two lines one to Nos and one to Rancagua.
Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.
Michima Lonco (fl. mid-16th century) (michima means "foreigner" and lonco means "head" or "chief" in Mapudungun language) was an indigenous chief said to be a great warrior, born in the Aconcagua Valley and educated in Cusco by the Inca Empire.
Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet developed by Microsoft for Windows, macOS, Android and iOS.
The military dictatorship of Chile (dictadura militar de Chile) was an authoritarian military government that ruled Chile between 1973 and 1990.
The Ministers of State of Chile (Ministros de Estado de Chile), according to the Chilean constitution, are the direct and immediate collaborators of the President of the Republic in the government and the administration of the state,Artícle 33 of the Constitution and in such, they are responsible for the handling of their respective Ministry (Ministerio), in accordance with the policies and instructions that it imparts.
Mitma was a policy of forced resettlement employed by the Incas.
The moment magnitude scale (MMS; denoted as Mw or M) is one of many seismic magnitude scales used to measure the size of earthquakes.
Montevideo is the capital and largest city of Uruguay.
A movie theater/theatre (American English), cinema (British English) or cinema hall (Indian English) is a building that contains an auditorium for viewing films (also called movies) for entertainment.
Movistar Arena is a 17,000-seat multi-purpose indoor arena in Santiago, Chile.
The Teatro Municipal, National Opera of Chile is the most important stage theatre and opera house in Santiago, Chile.
The Museo Chileno de Arte Precolombino (English: Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art) is an art museum dedicated to the study and display of pre-Columbian artworks and artifacts from Central and South America.
A museum (plural musea or museums) is an institution that cares for (conserves) a collection of artifacts and other objects of artistic, cultural, historical, or scientific importance.
A Muslim (مُسلِم) is someone who follows or practices Islam, a monotheistic Abrahamic religion.
The Archivo Nacional de Chile (National Archive of Chile) is a public organization of the Chilean state, created in 1927 with the goal to "collect and conserve the archives of the Departments of State and all the documents and manucsrpits related to the national history, and to oversee their organization and use.". It is treated as a dependent organization of the Dirección de Bibliotecas, Archivos y Museos (Direction of Libraries, Archives, and Museums), which is administered by the Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes de Chile (National Council on Culture and the Arts).
The National Statistics Institute of Chile (Instituto Nacional de Estadística de Chile, INE) is a state-run organization of the Government of Chile, created in the second half of the 19th century and tasked with performing a general census of population and housing, then collecting, producing and publishing official demographic statistics of people in Chile, in addition to other specific tasks entrusted to it by law.
The Nazca Plate, named after the Nazca region of southern Peru, is an oceanic tectonic plate in the eastern Pacific Ocean basin off the west coast of South America.
Neoliberalism or neo-liberalism refers primarily to the 20th-century resurgence of 19th-century ideas associated with laissez-faire economic liberalism.
A nomad (νομάς, nomas, plural tribe) is a member of a community of people who live in different locations, moving from one place to another in search of grasslands for their animals.
Nueva Extremadura means "New Extremadura" in Spanish and comes from Extremadura, Spain.
O'Higgins Park (formerly known as Parque Cousiño) is Santiago, Chile's second largest public park (Santiago's Metropolitan Park is the largest).
An observatory is a location used for observing terrestrial or celestial events.
Open road tolling (ORT) or free-flow tolling is the collection of tolls on toll roads without the use of toll booths.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
Padre Hurtado is a Chilean city and commune in Talagante Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
The Palacio de la Real Audiencia de Santiago (English: Royal Court Palace or Palace of the Boxes) is a building located in the north central village of the Plaza de Armas in Santiago, Chile.
The Palacio de los Tribunales de Justicia de Santiago (English: Courts of Justice Palace of Santiago) is the building housing the Supreme Court of Chile, the Court of Appeals of Santiago, and the Court-martial Court of the Chilean Army, Chilean Air Force and Carabineros de Chile.
The Pan-American Highway is a network of roads measuring about in total length.
Panama City (Ciudad de Panamá) is the capital and largest city of Panama.
Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.
Parque Arauco is the third largest Chilean shopping malls company, after Cencosud's malls division and Mall Plaza the S.A.C.I. Falabella shopping malls subsidiary.
Parque Forestal is an urban park in the city of Santiago, Chile.
Paseo Ahumada is four-block-long street in downtown Santiago.
Paseo Bulnes is a pedestrian street in downtown Santiago.
Patria Nueva (New Fatherland) was a period in the history of Chile that began with the victory of Ejército de los Andes in the Battle of Chacabuco on 12 February 1817 and ended with the resignation of Bernardo O'Higgins as Supreme Director in 1823.
Patria Vieja (Old Fatherland) refers to a time period in the History of Chile occurring between the First Junta of the Government (September 18, 1810) and the Disaster of Rancagua (October 1, 1814).
Peñalolén (Mapudungun "fraternal meeting place") is a Chilean commune in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Pedro Aguirre Cerda is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Pedro Gutiérrez de Valdivia or Valdiva (April 17, 1497 – December 25, 1553) was a Spanish missionary and the first Cardinal of Chile.
Peru (Perú; Piruw Republika; Piruw Suyu), officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America.
Philip the Apostle (Φίλιππος; ⲫⲓⲗⲓⲡⲡⲟⲥ, Philippos) was one of the Twelve Apostles of Jesus.
Philip V (Felipe V, Philippe, Filippo; 19 December 1683 – 9 July 1746) was King of Spain from 1 November 1700 to his abdication in favour of his son Louis on 15 January 1724, and from his reascendancy of the throne upon his son's death on 6 September 1724 to his own death on 9 July 1746.
The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
The Picunche (a Mapudungun word meaning "North People"), also referred to as picones by the Spanish, were a Mapudungun-speaking Chilean people living to the north of the Mapuches or Araucanians (a name given to those Mapuche living between the Itata and Toltén rivers) and south of the Choapa River and the Diaguitas.
Pirque is a commune of Chile in Cordillera Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region; it is located 2.8 kilometers SE of Puente Alto and 21.3 kilometers SSE of the center of Santiago.
Plaza Ñuñoa is found in the Ñuñoa commune of Santiago, Chile, located in the eastern part of the city.
Plaza Baquedano is a major landmark in Santiago, Chile.
The Plaza de Armas is the main square of Santiago, the capital of Chile.
Plaza de la Ciudadanía (Citizenry Square) is a public square located in the southern façade of the Palacio de La Moneda (Chile's presidential palace) in Santiago.
The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (UC) (Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile) is one of the six Catholic Universities existing in the Chilean university system and one of the two Pontifical Universities in the country, along with the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso.
The pope (papa from πάππας pappas, a child's word for "father"), also known as the supreme pontiff (from Latin pontifex maximus "greatest priest"), is the Bishop of Rome and therefore ex officio the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.
Pope Pius XI, (Pio XI) born Ambrogio Damiano Achille Ratti (31 May 1857 – 10 February 1939), was head of the Catholic Church from 6 February 1922 to his death in 1939.
The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum.
Precordillera is a Spanish geographical term for hills and mountains lying before a greater range, foothills.
Promaucae, also spelled as Promaucas or Purumaucas (from Quechua purum awqa: wild enemy), were an indigenous pre-Columbian Mapuche tribal group that lived in the present territory of Chile, south of the Maipo River basin of Santiago, Chile and the Itata River.
Avenida Providencia is a major thoroughfare in Santiago, Chile.
Providencia (Spanish: "providence") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
A province is the second largest administrative division in Chile with 54 in total.
The University Selection Test (Prueba de Selección Universitaria or PSU) is a standardized university admissions examination used in Chile since 2003.
Pudahuel (Mapudungun "place of pools/water" or "place where seagulls gather") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Puente Alto (Spanish: "High Bridge") is a city and commune of Chile.
Quilicura is a commune of Chile located in capital Santiago.
Quinta Normal is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Quinta Normal Park is an urban park in the city of Santiago, Chile.
Quito (Kitu; Kitu), formally San Francisco de Quito, is the capital city of Ecuador, and at an elevation of above sea level, it is the second-highest official capital city in the world, after La Paz, and the one which is closest to the equator.
A race track (or "racetrack", "racing track" or "racing circuit") is a facility built for racing of vehicles, athletes, or animals (e.g. horse racing or greyhound racing).
Rancagua is a city and commune in central Chile and part of the Rancagua conurbation.
Before 1565, the highest court of Chile was the justicia mayor, whose sentences were appealed before the Royal Audiencia of Lima.
Recoleta is a commune of Chile founded in the Pinochet's government, located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Chile is divided into 15 regions (in Spanish, regiones; singular región), which are the country's first-level administrative division.
Renca is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Ricardo Jorge Raineri Bernain (born November 25, 1961) is an economist, academic, researcher, consultant, and politician.
Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.
Riga City Council (Rīgas Dome) is the government of Riga City, the capital of Latvia.
The Ring of Fire is a major area in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur.
A ring road (also known as beltline, beltway, circumferential (high)way, loop or orbital) is a road or a series of connected roads encircling a town, city, or country.
Rio de Janeiro (River of January), or simply Rio, is the second-most populous municipality in Brazil and the sixth-most populous in the Americas.
Ripley S. A. is a Chilean department store, financial services, and shopping malls management company.
Road space rationing, also known as alternate-day travel, driving restriction, no-drive days, (restricción vehicular; rodízio veicular; circulation alternée) is a travel demand management strategy aimed to reduce the negative externalities generated by urban air pollution or peak urban travel demand in excess of available supply or road capacity, through artificially restricting demand (vehicle travel) by rationing the scarce common good road capacity, especially during the peak periods or during peak pollution events.
Roland Paskoff (20 March 1933 – 14 September 2005) was a French geologist expert in coastal geomorphology including Holocene tectonics and sea level change.
The Royal Governor of Chile ruled over the Spanish colonial administrative district called the Captaincy General of Chile, and as a result the Royal Governor also held the title of a Captain General.
Falabella is a Chilean multinational company.
Saint George's College, founded in 1936 and run by the Congregation of Holy Cross, is among the most exclusive and upper-class schools in Santiago, Chile.
Salvatore Ferragamo (5 June 1898 – 7 August 1960) was an Italian shoe designer and the founder of luxury goods high-end retailer Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A..
San Antonio is a Chilean city, commune and the capital of the San Antonio Province in the Valparaíso Region.
San Bernardo is a city of Chile, part of the Greater Santiago conurbation.
Cerro San Cristóbal (Tupahue, San Cristóbal Hill) is a hill in northern Santiago, Chile.
San Fernando is the capital of the province of Colchagua, in central Chile, and the second most populated urban center of the O'Higgins Region.
San Joaquín (Spanish for Saint Joachim) is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
San José Volcano is the stratovolcano that gives its name to a massive volcanic group, at about from Santiago de Chile at the end of the Cajón de Maipo on the Chile-Argentina border.
San José de Maipo is the name of a commune in Chile and the city within it, located in Cordillera Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region, some 48 kilometers south-east of capital Santiago, bordered on the east by Argentina, across the Andes.
San José (literally meaning "Saint Joseph") is the capital and largest city of Costa Rica.
San Juan (Saint John) is the capital and most populous municipality in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States.
San Miguel (Spanish for "Saint Michael") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
The San Ramón (Falla de San Ramón) is a Chilean geological fault, located in eastern Santiago Metropolitan Region, passing through the eastern part of Santiago marking the boundary between the Chilean Central Valley and the Andes.
San Ramón (Spanish for "Saint Ramón") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region; part of Greater Santiago.
San Salvador ("Holy Savior") is the capital and the most populous city of El Salvador and its eponymous department.
Universidad San Sebastián (USS, St. Sebastian University) is a private autonomous Chilean university with its headquarters situated in Santiago de Chile.
Statue of the Virgin Mary on the top of Cerro San Cristóbal The Sanctuary of the Immaculate Conception on San Cristóbal Hill is one of the principal places of worship for the Catholic Church of Chile, as well as being an icon of Santiago, Chile.
Sanhattan, a portmanteau of Santiago and Manhattan, is the popular ironic sobriquet given to Chile's capital Santiago's high-end financial district.
Santa Lucía Hill (Cerro Santa Lucía) is a small hill in the centre of Santiago, Chile.
The Commune of Santiago is the central commune of the Santiago Province, located at the center of the Santiago Metropolitan Region in Chile's Central Zone.
The Santiago Metro (Metro de Santiago) is the underground railway network serving the city of Santiago, Chile.
The Metropolitan Cathedral of Santiago (Spanish: Catedral Metropolitana de Santiago) is the seat of the Archbishop of Santiago de Chile, currently Ricardo Ezzati Andrello, and the center of the archdiocese of Santiago de Chile.
The Santiago Metropolitan Park is an urban park located within the city of Santiago, capital of Chile.
Santiago Metropolitan Region (Región Metropolitana de Santiago) is one of Chile's 15 first-order administrative divisions.
Club de Deportes Santiago Morning (popularly known as Chaguito Morning or Morning) is a Chilean professional football club based in Recoleta, Santiago.
The Santiago Museum of Contemporary Art (Spanish: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Santiago or MAC) is located in Santiago, Chile.
Santiago Province (Provincia de Santiago) is one of the six provinces of the Santiago Metropolitan Region (RM) of central Chile.
The Santiago Stock Exchange (SSE) (Bolsa de Comercio de Santiago), founded on November 27, 1893, is Chile's dominant stock exchange, and the third largest stock exchange in Latin America, behind Brazil's BM&F Bovespa, and the Bolsa Mexicana de Valores in Mexico.
Santo Domingo (meaning "Saint Dominic"), officially Santo Domingo de Guzmán, is the capital and largest city in the Dominican Republic and the largest metropolitan area in the Caribbean by population.
The Santo Domingo Church (Spanish: Iglesia de Santo Domingo) is a Domenican church in the historical downtown of Santiago de Chile.
Miguel Juan Sebastián Piñera Echenique (born 1 December 1949) is a Chilean politician and businessman.
In cultural anthropology, sedentism (sometimes called sedentariness; compare sedentarism) is the practice of living in one place for a long time.
A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.
A shopping mall is a modern, chiefly North American, term for a form of shopping precinct or shopping center, in which one or more buildings form a complex of shops representing merchandisers with interconnecting walkways that enable customers to walk from unit to unit.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
Sky Airline is an airline based at Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport in Santiago, Chile.
A skyscraper is a continuously habitable high-rise building that has over 40 floors and is taller than approximately.
Smallpox was an infectious disease caused by one of two virus variants, Variola major and Variola minor.
Smog is a type of air pollutant.
The climatic snow line is the boundary between a snow-covered and snow-free surface.
The South American Plate is a tectonic plate which includes the continent of South America and also a sizeable region of the Atlantic Ocean seabed extending eastward to the African Plate creating the Mid-Atlantic Ridge The easterly side is a divergent boundary with the African Plate forming the southern part of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.
Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University, colloquially the Farm) is a private research university in Stanford, California.
In architecture, a starling (or sterling) or, more commonly, cutwater is a defensive bulwark, usually built with pilings or bricks, surrounding the supports (or piers) of a bridge or similar construction.
The Supreme Court of Chile is the highest court in Chile.
The Supreme Director of Chile was the seat in charge of Chile's administration following the independence from Spain in 1810, until 1826.
Swarovski is an Austrian producer of lead glass (commonly called crystal) headquartered in Wattens, Austria.
Talagante Province (Provincia de Talagante) is one of six provinces of the Santiago Metropolitan Region in central Chile.
Talca is a city and commune in Chile located about south of Santiago, and is the capital of both Talca Province and Maule Region (7th Region of Chile).
Teatro Caupolicán (Caupolicán Theatre) is a theatre and music venue located on the San Diego street in Santiago, Chile.
Tegucigalpa (formally Tegucigalpa, Municipality of the Central District, Tegucigalpa, Municipio del Distrito Central or Tegucigalpa, M.D.C.), colloquially referred to as Téguz, is the capital and largest city of Honduras along with its twin sister, Comayagüela.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), often informally known as the Mormon Church, is a nontrinitarian, Christian restorationist church that is considered by its members to be the restoration of the original church founded by Jesus Christ.
The Clinic is a partly satirical Chilean newspaper that offers analysis and opinion on politics, culture, and current affairs.
The Earthquake in Chile (Das Erdbeben in Chili) is a novella written by Heinrich von Kleist (1777–1811) and published in 1807.
The Santiago Times is an English-language newspaper published in Santiago, Chile that reports news in Chile and other parts of Latin America.
Theatre or theater is a collaborative form of fine art that uses live performers, typically actors or actresses, to present the experience of a real or imagined event before a live audience in a specific place, often a stage.
Time in Chile is divided into three time zones.
Titanium La Portada is an office building in Santiago, Chile.
A toll road, also known as a turnpike or tollway, is a public or private road for which a fee (or toll) is assessed for passage.
Torre Entel (Entel Tower) is the name of a high TV and telecommunications tower in Santiago, Chile.
Transantiago is a public transport system that serves Santiago, the capital of Chile.
Volcán Tupungatito is the northernmost historically active stratovolcano of the southern Andes.
Tupungato, one of the highest mountains in the Americas, is a massive Andean stratovolcano dating to Pleistocene times.
Turkey (Türkiye), officially the Republic of Turkey (Türkiye Cumhuriyeti), is a transcontinental country in Eurasia, mainly in Anatolia in Western Asia, with a smaller portion on the Balkan peninsula in Southeast Europe.
Uber Technologies Inc. (doing business as Uber) is a peer-to-peer ridesharing, taxi cab, food delivery, and transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California, with operations in 633 cities worldwide.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.
Club Unión Española S.A.D.P is a professional Chilean football based in Independencia, Santiago de Chile.
The Union of Ibero-American Capital Cities, UCCI (Unión de Ciudades Capitales Iberoamericanas and União de Cidades Capitais Ibero-americanas), is an international, non-governmental organization of 29 major Ibero-American cities that fosters ties and friendly relations between its members.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, known as ECLAC, UNECLAC or in Spanish and Portuguese CEPAL, is a United Nations regional commission to encourage economic cooperation.
The Environmental Protection Agency is an independent agency of the United States federal government for environmental protection.
Universidad del Desarrollo (Spanish for "University for development") is a Chilean private university.
Universidad Mayor is a private university in Santiago, Chile.
The University of Chile (Universidad de Chile) is a public university located in Santiago, Chile.
The University of Santiago, Chile (Usach) (Universidad de Santiago de Chile) is one of the oldest public universities in Chile.
University of the Americas (Universidad de Las Américas), locally known as UDLA, is a private Chilean university.
The University of the Andes (Spanish: "Universidad de los Andes"), also commonly self-styled as UANDES, is a non-profit private research university founded in 1989 in Santiago, Chile, that places special emphasis on research, innovation and development.
University of the Pacific (Universidad del Pacífico - UPA) is a private university in Chile.
University Ucinf is a Chilean private university specialized in informatics.
University for the Arts, Sciences, and Communication (Universidad de las Artes, Ciencias, y Comunicaciones) (UNIACC) is a Chilean university.
Valle Nevado (Snowy Valley in the Spanish language) is a ski resort located on the El Plomo foothills in the Andes Mountains, at 46 km to the east of Santiago, the capital of Chile.
Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the commune of Valparaíso, Chile.
Estadio Víctor Jara is an indoor multi-use sports complex located in the western part of Santiago, Chile, near the Estación Central and Alameda Avenue.
Viña del Mar (meaning "Vineyard of the Sea"), is a city and commune on central Chile's Pacific coast.
Avenida Vicuña Mackenna (Vicuña Mackenna Avenue) is one of the main transport arteries of Santiago, Chile, joining Santiago center with more remote urban centers such as the communes of La Florida and Puente Alto.
Vitacura is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.
Vulgar Latin or Sermo Vulgaris ("common speech") was a nonstandard form of Latin (as opposed to Classical Latin, the standard and literary version of the language) spoken in the Mediterranean region during and after the classical period of the Roman Empire.
The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.
A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.
Zara is a Spanish fast fashion (clothing and accessories) retailer based in Arteixo (A Coruña) in Galicia.
The 10th millennium BC spanned the years 10000 through 9001 BC.
The 1575 Valdivia earthquake occurred at 14:30 local time on December 16.
The 1647 Santiago earthquake struck Santiago, Chile on the night of 13 May (22:30 local time, 02:30 UTC on 14 May) and is said to have brought virtually every building in the city to the ground.
The 1960 Valdivia earthquake (Terremoto de Valdivia) or Great Chilean earthquake (Gran terremoto de Chile) of 22 May is the most powerful earthquake ever recorded.
The 1962 FIFA World Cup was the seventh FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football championship for men's national teams.
The 1973 Chilean coup d'état was a watershed moment in both the history of Chile and the Cold War.
The 1985 Algarrobo earthquake occurred on 3 March at 22:47 UTC (19:47 local time).
The 2010 Chile earthquake (Terremoto del 27F) occurred off the coast of central Chile on Saturday, 27 February at 03:34 local time (06:34 UTC), having a magnitude of 8.8 on the moment magnitude scale, with intense shaking lasting for about three minutes.
The 2010 Haiti earthquake (Séisme de 2010 à Haïti; Tranblemanntè 12 janvye 2010 nan peyi Ayiti) was a catastrophic magnitude 7.0 Mw earthquake, with an epicenter near the town of Léogâne (Ouest), approximately west of Port-au-Prince, Haiti's capital.
The 2023 Pan American Games, officially the XIX Pan American Games, will be the 19th edition of the Pan American Games and an international multi-sport event scheduled to be held from October 6 to October 22, 2023 in Santiago, Chile.
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