The northernmost city of Chile, located in the Valle de Azapa
more than two thousand kilometers from Santiago
(capital) and only 19 kilometers from the border with Peru. Its climate is desert coastal, with an average temperature of 19 ° C throughout the year, so it is called ?the city of eternal spring.
Arica is the port and capital of the Arica y Parinacota Region, which contains various archaeological tourist attractions (Cerro Sombrero, mummies, Llugo geoglifos, various pukará, etc.), various protected natural areas such as the Lauca National Park
, where is the Chungará Lake
(with 4,570 m.s.n.m) surrounded by several snow-capped mountains such as the Parinacota Volcano (6,342 m.s.).
In the city it is possible to see varied attractions such as the architectural works of Eiffel, the Arica railway La Paz, the island of Alacrán, the historical Morro de Arica
and Chinchorro beach, among others