Place:Viña del Mar, Valparaíso, Chile

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NameViña del Mar
Alt namesLa Ciudad Jardínsource: Wikipedia
Viña del Marsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCity
Coordinates33.033°S 71.583°W
Located inValparaíso, Chile
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Viña del Mar ( meaning "Vineyard by the Sea"), is a city and commune on central Chile's Pacific coast. Its long stretches of white sandy beaches are a major attraction for national and international tourists. Known as "La Ciudad Jardín" ("The Garden City"), Viña del Mar is a Chilean Municipality located in the Valparaíso Region. Viña del Mar has a population of 286,931 (according to the 2002 census), it is Chile's fourth largest city. Viña del Mar is part of the Greater Valparaíso area, the country's third largest metropolitan area (pop. 803,683, 2002 census), after the Metropolitan areas of Santiago and Concepción. The Greater Valparaíso Area is home to 5 municipalities: Valparaíso, Viña del Mar, Concon, Quilpue, and Villa Alemana.

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