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Coquimbo

(kōkēm`bō), city (1990 est. pop. 80,961), N central Chile. On a beautiful sheltered bay of the Pacific, it is the port for La SerenaLa Serena
, city (1990 est. pop. 105,600), capital of Coquimbo region, N central Chile, on the Elqui River. A commercial and agricultural center in a region of orchards and vineyards, it is a popular resort.
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. Exports are chiefly agricultural produce and minerals. Coquimbo was severely damaged in 1922 by a tsunami following an earthquake, and suffered significant damage in 2015 under similar circumstances. Coquimbo is located on a major rail line and the Pan-American Highway.

Coquimbo

 

a city and port in central Chile, in the province of Coquimbo. Population, 41,500 (1968). Railroad station. Iron ore is exported. Products include flour, wine, beer, and cement. There is fishing.

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A person walks through debris left |behind by an earthquake-triggered tsunami in the coastal town of Coquimbo, Chile
A boat stands on a dock after it was lifted by an earthquake-triggered tsunami in Coquimbo, Chile, yesterday.
A boat on a dock after it was lifted by an earthquake-triggered tsunami in Coquimbo, Chile, yesterday; inset, a collapsed house in the town of Illapel
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