Calama

city in Chile

Calama is a commune and city of Chile. It is the capital of Province of El Loa, and is in the Region of Antofagasta.

Calama
Flag
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of the Calama commune in Antofagasta Region
Map of the Calama commune in Antofagasta Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Calama
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 22°28′S 68°56′W / 22.467°S 68.933°W / -22.467; -68.933Coordinates: 22°28′S 68°56′W / 22.467°S 68.933°W / -22.467; -68.933
Country Chile
RegionFlag of Antofagasta Region, Chile.svg Antofagasta
ProvinceEl Loa
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeDaniel Agusto Pérez
Area
 • Total15,596.9 km2 (6,022.0 sq mi)
Elevation2,260 m (7,410 ft)
Population
 (2012)[2]
 • Total147,886
 • Density9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Urban
136,600
 • Rural
1,802
Demonym(s)Calamenian
Sex
 • Male70,832
 • Female67,570
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Postal code
1399001
ClimateBWk
WebsiteI. Municipalidad de Calama

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Municipality of Calama" (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 November 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  3. "Topographic Map of Calama from Google Maps".

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