Central Chile

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Central Chile is a region of Chile. Climate In central valleys the climate is essentially Mediterranean. This kind of climate is characterized by warm to hot, dry summers and mild to cool, wet winters.
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Santiago is the capital and economic center of Chile.

Valparaíso is a city of around 300,000 on the Pacific coast of Central Chile.

In Central Chile

Viña del Mar is in Central Chile and is a beach resort town close to Santiago de Chile.

Portillo is a ski resort in Central Chile. It is located close to the Argentine border and the actual skiing area runs right across the serpentine road to Mendoza.

Pichilemu is a city in Central Chile south of Valparaíso.

Rancagua, about 85 km south of Santiago de Chile, is the capital of the VI Region of Chile.

Talca is in Central Chile. It is the capital of both Talca Province and Maule Region.

Parque Nacional Radal Siete Tazas is in the central portion of Chile.

Vilches is in Central Chile. Altos de Lircay national reserve.

Juan Fernández Islands is a small island archipelago off the coast of Central Chile.

Algarrobo is a town and popular summer destination on the central coast of Chile.

Reñaca is a city to the north of Viña del Mar in Central Chile This small beach town is a popular destination for Santiaguinos and Argentines from Mendoza in the summer months of Jaunary and February.

Quintay is a village in Central Chile. Easily done as a daytrip from Santiago or Valparaíso.

Los Andes is a town located about 80 km north of Santiago in Central Chile.

El Colorado is a ski resort outside of Santiago, Chile.

About Central Chile

  • Location:  ,
  • Latitide of center:  34° 12' (34.2°) south
  • Longitude of center:  71° 6' (71.1°) west
  • Average elevation:  53 meters (174 feet)
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