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Santiago Metropolitan Region
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Flag of Santiago Metropolitan Region
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Coat of Arms of Santiago Metropolitan Region
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Map of Santiago Metropolitan Region
Map of Santiago Metropolitan Region
Country  Chile
Capital Santiago
Provinces Santiago, Chacabuco, Cordillera, Maipo, Melipilla, Talagante
Area
 • Total 15,403.2 km2 (5,947.2 sq mi)
Area rank 15
Highest elevation
6,570 m (21,560 ft)
Population
 (2017)
 • Total 7,036,792
 • Rank 1
 • Density 456.8396/km2 (1,183.209/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CL-RM
HDI (2017) 0.860
very high
Website (Spanish) Gobierno Regional Metropolitano de Santiago

Santiago Metropolitan Region (Spanish: Región Metropolitana de Santiago) is one of Chile's 16 first-order administrative divisions. It is the country's only landlocked administrative region and contains the nation's capital, Santiago. Most commercial and administrative centers are located in the region, including Chile's main international airport, Arturo Merino Benítez.

With an area of 15,403.2 km2 (5,947 sq mi) and population over 7 million, it is Chile's smallest by area, most populated and most densely populated region. It is also the country's only region that does not have a Roman numeral identifier.

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