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Chile is part of:
Latin America and Caribbean · South America ·
Water Basins of Chile:
Aviles · Aysen · Baker · Cancoso-Lauca · Carmen Silva-Chico · Chira · Comau · Cullen · Gallegos-Chico · Lake Fagnano · Lake Titicaca-Poopo · Palena · Pascua · Puelo · Rio Grande · San Martin · Seno Union-Serrano · Valdivia · Yelcho · Zapaleri ·


Facts & Figures edit
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Capital Santiago
Neighbouring Countries Argentina, Bolivia, Peru
Total Area 756,950 km2
  - Water 8,150 km2 (1.08%) / 108 m2/ha
  - Land 748,800 km2
Coastline 6,435 km
Population 16,295,100 (22 inhab./km2)
HDIA 0.874 (2007)
Gini CoefficientA 54.9 (1995)
Nominal GDPB $181,500 million
GDP (PPP) Per CapitaB $15,400
National UN Presence FAO, UNDP, UNHCR, WHO, UNICEF, UNESCO, UNECLAC
Land UseC
  - Cultivated Land 22,839 km2 (3.05%)
     - Arable 19,619 km2 (2.62%)
     - Permanent Crops 3,220 km2 (0.43%)
     - Irrigated 19,000 km2
  - Non cultivated 72,979 km2 (96.95%)
Average Annual RainfallD 1522 mm
Renewable Water ResourcesE 922 km3
Water WithdrawalsF 12.55 km3/yr
  - For Agricultural Use 64%
  - For Domestic Use 11%
  - For Industrial Use 25%
  - Per Capita 814 m3
Population with safe access to
  - Improved Water Source 95%
     - Urban population 100%
     - Rural population 58%
  - Improved Sanitation 91%
     - Urban population 95%
     - Rural population 62%
References & Remarks
A UNDP Human Development Report
B CIA World Factbook and Wikipedia
C CIA World Factbook Country Profiles
D Aquastat - FAO's Information System on Water and Agriculture
E CIA World Factbook
F Earthtrends

Contents

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Country Profile: Climate, Geography, Socio-Economic Context

Country Profile: Water Bodies and Resources

Country Profile: Legal and Institutional Environment

Country Profile: Water Sector Coordination

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Country Profile: Trends in Water Use, Management and Sanitation

Country Profile: Challenges and Opportunities

Articles

Recently updated articles on Chile
  1. Chile/publications ‎(1,081 views) . . WikiBot
  2. Chile/projects ‎(1,016 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Chile/who is who ‎(1,247 views) . . WikiBot
  4. Chile/Maps ‎(883 views) . . WikiBot
  5. Chile/articles ‎(1,243 views) . . WikiBot


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Projects and Case Studies

Projects in or about Chile

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  1. Building Partnerships to Assist Developing Countries to Reduce the Transfer fo Harmful Aquatic Organisms in Ship's Ballast Water (GloBallast Partnerships) ‎(5,676 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Water supply and sanitation project for improving the urban environment of Hualpén, Chile ‎(4,825 views) . . WikiBot
  3. Towards integrated management of the Humboldt Current Large Marine Ecosystem ‎(2,950 views) . . WikiBot


Case studies in or about Chile

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  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Lake Titicaca Basin ‎(28,114 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  2. Co-operation on the Lake Titicaca ‎(7,942 views) . . Katy.norman


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Publications

5 most recently updated publications on Chile
  1. The Distributive Impact of the Water Market in Chile: A Case Study in Limarí Province, 1981 - 1997 ‎(2,615 views) . . Katy.norman
  2. Chile: Indigenous peoples and the sale of water resources ‎(1,987 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Lake Titicaca Basin ‎(28,114 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  4. Co-operation on the Lake Titicaca ‎(7,942 views) . . Katy.norman


5 most popular publications on Chile
  1. Water Conflict and Cooperation/Lake Titicaca Basin ‎(28,114 views) . . Adriana.miljkovic
  2. Co-operation on the Lake Titicaca ‎(7,942 views) . . Katy.norman
  3. The Distributive Impact of the Water Market in Chile: A Case Study in Limarí Province, 1981 - 1997 ‎(2,615 views) . . Katy.norman
  4. Chile: Indigenous peoples and the sale of water resources ‎(1,987 views) . . Katy.norman


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Who is Who

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References

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External Resources

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