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Capital of Chile

Santiago

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Population of capital?

5.5 million

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Mountain range near Chile

Andes mountains

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What's located on Easter Island?

Moais (stone heads)

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What's la cueca? Whats it represent?

National dance. Represents the courting between a chicken and a hen

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What's the shape of Chile?

Long strip on western coast of South America

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What's interesting about the el desierto de Atacama?

Driest desert in the world

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Type of animals in the Andes

Llamas, alpacas, vicuñas, and guanacos

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What's located at el Parque Nacional Laguna San Rafael?

Aqua blue glaciers

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What is the characteristics of houses on la Isla Chiloé?

Vivid colors and wooden designs

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Architecture in Iquique?

Mudéjar (Arabian)

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Popular type of food?

Seafood

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What's el pastel de choclo

Meat pie topped with mashed corn

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What's la Fiesta de la Tirana?

Major festival held in Tirana in July

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What are the Mapuche know for?

Customs, handicrafts,traditional clothes, and festivals

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Who is Pablo Neruda?

Chilean poet and Nobel Prize winner for Literature

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What did Pedro Lira gain fame for?

The Founding of Santiago (painting)