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Chilean culture is characterized by a rich history, a diverse population and an impressive natural environment. Here are some of the main characteristics that distinguish the culture of Chile:
Chile’s climate is extremely diverse, ranging from extreme desert conditions in the north to temperate and subpolar climates in the south. Due to its great extension from north to south and the different geographical features of the country, there are different climatic zones. Here are some of the main climatic zones in Chile:
The official language of Chile is Spanish (Castellano), and the majority of the Chilean population speaks Spanish as their native language. The Spanish language spoken in Chile has some regional characteristics, including its own accent and some specific words and phrases that may not be common in other Spanish-speaking countries.
In addition to Spanish, indigenous languages also exist in Chile, although their use in the population is more limited. The best known indigenous language in Chile is Mapudungun, spoken by the Mapuche, an indigenous people in southern Chile. Mapudungun is part of Chile’s cultural heritage and is actively maintained by some Mapuche communities.
For emigrating to Chile with your family, the school system is obviously of great importance:
The education system in Chile is divided into different levels and includes both public and private schools. Here is an overview of the school system in Chile:
The health care system in Chile is a mix of public and private services and is considered one of the best in Latin America. It consists of various parts designed to provide health care to the population:
No specific vaccinations are required by law for emigration to Chile. However, there are some vaccinations that are generally recommended if you plan to travel or live in Chile. These recommendations may vary depending on your health status, travel plans, and where you are staying in Chile. Here are some of the recommended vaccinations:
The tax system in Chile is relatively simple and transparent, but it has undergone changes over the years. Here is some basic information about the tax system in Chile:
In Chile, there are legal ways to save taxes depending on various factors such as your source of income, business structure and personal circumstances. Here are some legal strategies to optimize taxes in Chile:
The Chilean economy is considered one of the most stable and developed in Latin America. It is based on various sectors and is characterized by its openness to international trade relations. Here are some important features of the Chilean economy:
Since prices can change constantly even in a stable economy like Chile’s, we refer here to the Cost of Living website. This constantly updates its values and thus keeps you up to date
As an immigrant in Chile, you can buy or rent real estate. Chile has no special restrictions for foreign nationals when it comes to purchasing real estate. Here is some information about both options:
As an immigrant, you can start a business in Chile. Chile has a relatively easy and business-friendly business environment and encourages foreign investment. Here are some basic steps to start a business in Chile:
As an immigrant in Chile, you can create different types of businesses depending on your business goals, capital and requirements. Here are some of the most common business forms available in Chile:
Different types of visas are offered for emigrating to Chile, depending on your personal circumstances and reason for emigrating. Here are some of the most common visa categories:
Chile is generally considered one of the safest countries in Latin America. Crime rates are relatively low compared to other countries in the region. Nevertheless, as in any country, travelers and immigrants should take basic safety precautions and be aware that there are some security-related issues in Chile as well:
It is always advisable to inform yourself about the official warnings and safety instructions, we refer you to the German Foreign Office: Sicherheitshinweise Chile.