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Pozo Almonte
City and Commune
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Country  Chile
Region  Tarapacá
Province Tamarugal
Founded 1875
Area
 • Total 13,765.8 km2 (5,315.0 sq mi)
Elevation 1,072 m (3,517 ft)
Population (2017 Census)
 • Total 15,711
 • Density 1.14131/km2 (2.95597/sq mi)
 • Urban 8,987
 • Rural 6,724
Demonym(s) Pocino
Sex
 • Men 6,521
 • Women 4,309
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Climate BWk

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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