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Iquique theater

The Teatro Municipal, Iquique, Chile.

Iquique (IPA /i'kike/) is a city in northern Chile, capital of Tarapacá Region, on the Pacific coast, just west of the Atacama Desert. It is located at 20°13′S 70°10′W and has a population of 221,400 (2004). The city's name comes from the Aymara word "Ique-ique", which translates to "lazyness", but can also mean "sleep" or "bed."Iquique has one of the largest commercial port centers (or Zona Franca) of South America and has been traditionally called Zofri. There are around 2.4 km² of warehouses, banking branches, and restaurants. Edit this section or read more

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