Valparaíso (Spaingie pronunciation: [balpaɾaˈiso]) is a ceety an commune o Chile, center o its third lairgest conurbation (Greater Valparaíso) an ane o the kintra's maist important seaports an a increasin cultural centre in the Soothwast Paceefic hemisphere. The ceety is the caipital o the Valparaíso Province an the Valparaíso Region. Awtho Santiago is Chile's offeecial caipital, the Naitional Congress o Chile wis established in the ceety in 1990.

Valparaíso
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Map o the Valparaíso commune in the Valparaíso Region
Location in Chile
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Valparaíso
Location in Chile
Eik-name(s): 
The Jewel o the Paceefic, Valpo
Coordinates (city): 33°03′S 71°37′W / 33.050°S 71.617°W / -33.050; -71.617Coordinates: 33°03′S 71°37′W / 33.050°S 71.617°W / -33.050; -71.617
Kintra Chile
Region Valparaíso
ProvinceValparaíso
Foondit1536
CapitalValparaíso
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeJorge Sharp Fajardo (Independent)
Area
 • City401.6 km2 (155.1 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
 (2012 census)[2]
 • Ceety284,630
 • Density710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
 • Urban
275,141
 • Metro
930,220
 • Rural
841
Demonym(s)Porteño (m), porteña (f)
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Aurie code(s)(kintra) 56 + (ceety) 32
ClimateCsb
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid (in Spaingie)

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  1. "Municipality of Valparaíso" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 2010-11-15.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (in Spaingie) Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas