Santiago by the Numbers:
Population: 5,278,044 (city); 7.2 million (metropolitan)
Average Precipitation: 33 cm / 13.4 in
Average January Temperature: 21°C / 70°F
Average July Temperature: 8°C / 47°F
Electricity: 220/240 VAC, three-pronged plugs where the middle one is the ground. Some plugs have only two round pins, and some outlets will accept only those.
Time Zone: GMT/UTC -4/ GMT-3 for Daylight Savings from 1st Sunday on of after Oct 9th to 1st Sunday on or after March 9th.
Country Dialing Code: 56 To call a cell phone, the code is 569, and for a land line 562. Cell phones have 8 digits and landlines have 7.
Did You Know?
Nearby Cajón de Maipo is a hotspot for UFO sightings, which are called OVNIs in Spanish. (Objecto volador no identificado).