Chile–Turkey relations

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Chile-Turkey relations
Map indicating locations of Chile and Turkey



Chile–Turkey relations refer to foreign relations between Chile and Turkey. Chile was the first country in Latin America which recognized Turkey with the Friendship Treaty, on January 30, 1926.[1] In Santiago, there can be found the Turkish Republic Square, Atatürk College[2][3] and Atatürk monument.[4]

In addition Turkey includes a Chile Square in Ankara inaugurated on September 18, 1970 that contains the Bernardo O'Higgins Monument.[4][5] The Pablo Neruda square in Turkey was inaugurated in 2007.[4]

Turkish population in Chile[edit]

According to a TV program titled 5N1K (CNN Turk), about 1,000 Turkish citizens live in Chile.[6]

See also[edit]