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Pozo Almonte
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of Pica in Tarapacá Region
Map of Pica in Tarapacá Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Pozo Almonte
Location in Chile
Country  Chile
Region  Tarapacá
Province Tamarugal
Founded 1875
 • Type Municipal council
 • Total 13,765.8 km2 (5,315.0 sq mi)
1,072 m (3,517 ft)
 (2017 Census)
 • Total 15,711
 • Density 1.14131/km2 (2.95597/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Demonym(s) Pocino
 • Men 6,521
 • Women 4,309
Time zone UTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−3 (CLST)
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Pozo Almonte is a city and commune of Chile located in the Tamarugal Province, I Region of Tarapacá. It is the capital of this newly created province. The city is located at 52 km (32 mi) from the region's capital, Iquique. It has over 15,000 inhabitants. The commune has an area of 13,766 km (8,554 mi) and borders the following communes: Iquique, Alto Hospicio, Huara, Pica, María Elena and Tocopilla (the last two being in Tocopilla Province).

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