Population of Cities in Chile (2018)
As one of the most populous countries in the world, Chile has many bustling cities that contribute to the total population. Its largest city, Santiago, has a population of 4.8 million and is on track to surpass the five million milestone in the near future. While this is the only city that has exceeded one million residents, the country has many other cities that contribute to its high population. There are 26 Chilean cities that have at least 100,000 residents, while there are 83 that have a population above 10,000. Chile's cities are spread among 15 regions, which are then divided into 54 additional administrative divisions known as provinces. Each province is headed by a governor, all of whom are apponted by Chile's president.
The country of Chile has developed over the years, and the urban areas have expanded so that now, about 90% of the population reside in the country's cities. The remaining 10% live in urban areas, but given past declines and growth and expansion of cities, this number may continue to fall in the future. Chile's rich history and culture, industrial opportunities, attractions, historic landmarks and natural scenery contributes to national and international migration to the major cities of the country.
Chile has 1 cities with more than a million people, 26 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 84 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Chile is Santiago, with a population of 4,837,295 people.
This capital city is the financial, cultureal and political center of Chile.
This city is the capital of Cordillera Province.
This city has shown steady growth and should hit the half-million milestone in the next decade.
Vina del Mar
Hotels, resorts and entertaining attractions draw national and international visitors to this city.
This city is known for its seaport and as its role as the headquarters of the Chilean National Congress.
This city was officially founded in the 1700s as an official port.
This city holds annual events tha have earned it the title of Chile's folklore capital.
Temuco is a hub of tourism, trade, agriculture and forestry.
This port city is only one of two free ports in the country.
Concepcion was founded in 1550 and has since grown to be one of the most important centers of domestic trade.
|Vina del Mar||294,551|
|Hacienda La Calera||49,106|
|San Vicente de Tagua Tagua||29,560|
|Diego de Almagro||18,137|
|Villa Presidente Frei, Nunoa, Santiago, Chile||15,000|