Calama is in the region of Antofagasta in northern . Calama is just the gateway to for the most tourists. However, the nearby Chuquicamata is the world's largest open-pit copper mine, along with its associated abandoned mining town, and is located just outside of Calama.


  • Location: , ,
  • Population: 143,000
  • IATA airport code: CJC
  • United Nations Location Code: CL CJC
  • Latitude: 22° 27' 24" (22.4567°) south
  • Longitude: 68° 55' 25.4" (68.9237°) west
  • Elevation: 2275 meters (7464 feet)
  • Wikidata: Calama
  • Wikimedia Commons: Calama

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Arabic: كالاما, Azerbaijani: Kalama, Bulgarian: Калама, Chinese: 卡拉馬, French: Calama, German: Calama, Italian: Calama, Japanese: カラマ, Korean: 칼라마, Lithuanian: Kalama, Persian: کالاما, Portuguese: Calama, Quechua: Kalama, Russian: Калама, Serbian: Калама, Spanish: Calama, Thai: กาลามา

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