|Republic of Chile República de Chile (Spanish)|
Is Chile a part of Spain?
Chile remained a colony of Spain for close to 300 years until Napoleon Bonaparte’s conquest of Spain weakened the country’s imperial grip on their South American colonies. Under Spanish colonial rule, northern and central Chile were part of the Viceroyalty of Peru.
Where is Chile located?
Where did Chile come from?
Origin. Chile peppers originated in the lowlands of Brazil as small red, round, “berry-like” fruits. This location is called the ‘nuclear area’ and has the greatest number of wild species of chile peppers in the world.
What is Chile famous for?
Even though Chile is internationally known for its succulent red wines and its devilish pisco, Chile also has a strong and diverse beer culture!
How safe is Chile?
Chile is amongst the safest countries on Earth
It is usually considered the safest country in South America, together with Uruguay. Thanks to its low crime rates and nice behavior towards travelers, the “thin country” can be considered a very safe destination (especially if you visit its spectacular national parks).
Is Chile a good country?
One of the best reasons to live in Santiago, Chile is the country’s economic stability and freedom from political corruption. Chile has also been recognized for its security, ranking as the 25th most peaceful country in the world and the most peaceful in Latin America, according to the Positive Peace Index (2017).