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Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, won its independence from Spain in 1818.  The country is a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, and it is home to the driest desert in the world, the Atacama Desert.

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National Animal


National Flower

Chilean Bellflower

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