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Calama
Flag
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of the Calama commune in Antofagasta Region
Map of the Calama commune in Antofagasta Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Calama
Location in Chile
Country  Chile
Region Flag of Antofagasta Region, Chile.svg Antofagasta
Province El Loa
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area
 • Total 15,596.9 km2 (6,022.0 sq mi)
Elevation
2,260 m (7,410 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total 147,886
 • Density 9.48176/km2 (24.55764/sq mi)
 • Urban
136,600
 • Rural
1,802
Demonym(s) Calamenian
Sex
 • Male 70,832
 • Female 67,570
Time zone UTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−3 (CLST)
Postal code
1399001
Climate BWk

Calama is a commune and city of Chile. It is the capital of Province of El Loa, and is in the Region of Antofagasta.

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