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Santiago Metropolitan Region

Santiago Metropolitan Region
NameSantiago Metropolitan Region
Name EsRegión Metropolitana de Santiago (RM)
FlagFlag of the Metropolitan Region, Chile.svg
Coat Of ArmsCoat of arms of the Metropolitan Region, Chile.svg
CapitalSantiago
ProvincesSantiago, Chacabuco, Cordillera, Maipo, Melipilla, Talagante
Latd33|latm=26|lats=16|latNS=S
Longd70|longm=39|longs=01|longEW=W
IntendantFernando Echeverría
Intendant PartyRN
Area15403.2
Area Rank15
Elev Max M6570
Population6061185
Pop Date2002
Pop Rank1
Pop Ref
Iso CodeCL-RM

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Santiago Metropolitan Region or simply Metropolitan Region ( ) is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. It is the country's only landlocked administrative region and contains the nation's capital, Santiago. Most commercial and administrative centers are located in the region, including Chile's main international airport, Arturo Merino Benítez.

With an area of 15403.2 sqkm and population over 6 million, it is Chile's smallest, most populated and most densely populated region. It is also the country's only region that does not have a Roman numeral identifier.


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