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Pozo Almonte
City and Commune
Church of Pozo Almonte
Church of Pozo Almonte


Coat of arms
Map of Pica in Tarapacá Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Pozo Almonte
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 20°16′S 69°48′W / 20.267°S 69.800°W / -20.267; -69.800
CountryPozo Almonte Chile
RegionPozo Almonte Tarapacá
ProvinceTamarugal
Founded1875
Government
 • TypeMunicipal council
Area
[1]
 • Total13,765.8 km2 (5,315.0 sq mi)
Elevation
1,072 m (3,517 ft)
Population
 (2017 Census)[1]
 • Total15,711
 • Density1.1/km2 (3.0/sq mi)
 • Urban
8,987
 • Rural
6,724
DemonymPocino
Sex
[1]
 • Men6,521
 • Women4,309
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
ClimateBWk
WebsiteOfficial website (in Spanish)

Pozo Almonte (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈposo alˈmonte]) is a city and commune of Chile located in the interior of Atacama Desert. It has been the capital of Tamarugal Province since this province was established in 2007. The city is located at 52 km (32 mi) from Tacapacá Region's capital, Iquique. It has over 15,000 inhabitants. The commune has an area of 13,766 km (8,554 mi) and borders the following communes: Iquique, Alto Hospicio, Huara, Pica, María Elena and Tocopilla (the last two being in Tocopilla Province).

  1. ^ a b c "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 January 2019.

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Eulogio Robles Pinochet

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