Timeline: Pauvre Monde

OTL equivalent: Chile, Falkand Islands, and smaller islands in the Pacific
Flag of Chile Coat of arms of Chile
Flag Coat of Arms
Chile (Pauvre Monde)
Mainland Chile

"Por la razón o la fuerza" "By reason or by force" (Spanish)

(and largest city)
  others English
Roman Catholicism
  others Protestantism, Islam, others
Demonym Chilean
Government Unitary presidential republic
President ?
Vice-President ?
Area 756,096.3 km²
Population 17,248,450 
Independence from Spain
  declared February 18, 1818
Currency Peso
Organizations United Nations, Pan-American Alliance

Chile is a country located in South America, occupying a long, narrow coastal strip between the Andes Mountains to the east, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. It is bordered by Gran Colombia to the north, Brazil to the northwest, and Argentina to the west.

Today, Chile is one of South America's most stable and prosperous nations, and a recognized middle power. It is one of the three founders of the Pan-American Alliance, the others being the United States and Brazil. Chile is also one of the founders of the United Nations. Chile ranks high in freedom of press and democratic development, and is - according to Dow Jones - an developing economic power to come in conflict with Brazil.

Chile maintains the fourth-largest military in South America, and maintains one of the most technologically advanced militaries in South America, and has the power to compete with the foreign influence from Brazil andFrance.