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As a dynamic and sophisticated metropolis, Santiago is Chile's capital city. This cosmopolitan area is deemed to be the country's major industrial and financial hub, providing several opportunities for expatriates.

Santiago also hosts several universities that attract international students in large numbers. With its cultural wealth and urban landscape, it offers a pleasant environment to expatriates.

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Each country has its own legislation about identification and this is not different in Chile. One interesting thing about Chile is that they have everything integrated under a single National Identification Number, known as RUT or RUN. RUT stands for Rol Único Tributario and RUN stands for Rol Único Nacional. Chilean usually call their national identification number RUT. RUT is also used for juristic persons, meaning companies have RUT such as individuals.

A long narrow strip on the southern coast of western South America, Chile has long intrigued and beckoned travellers with its pristine nature and incredibly diverse climate and geography.

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The story of me, a 20 year-old Welsh boy and the year of my life which took me to Chile. I share my knowledge of Chile, tips for travelling and the wealth of incredible stories you can come away with having spent time in this magical country on the edge of the world.

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I am a 20-something year old New Zealander who has recently moved to Santiago Chile. My blog shares my experiences and pictures of travel.


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