|Coordinates (city): Coordinates:|
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Total||13,765.8 km2 (5,315.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,072 m (3,517 ft)|
|• Density||1.1/km2 (3.0/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−4 (CLT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−3 (CLST)|
|Website||Official website (in Spanish)|
Pozo Almonte (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈposo alˈmonte]) is a city and commune of Chile located in the Tamarugal Province, I Region of Tarapacá. It is the capital of this newly created province. The city is located at 52 km (32 mi) from the region's capital, Iquique. It has over 15,000 inhabitants. The commune has an area of 13,766 km (8,554 mi) and borders the following communes: Iquique, Alto Hospicio, Huara, Pica, María Elena and Tocopilla (the last two being in Tocopilla Province).
According to the 2017 census of the National Statistics Institute, Pozo Almonte had 15,711 inhabitants (8,987 men and 6,724 women). The population grew by 45% (4,881 persons) between the 2002 and 2017 censuses.
Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Pozo Almonte is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mrs. Marta Isasi (Ind.) and Mr. Hugo Gutiérrez (PC) as part of the 2nd electoral district, which includes the entire Tarapacá Region.The commune is represented in the Senate by Fulvio Rossi Ciocca (PS) and Jaime Orpis Bouchon (UDI) as part of the 1st senatorial constituency (Arica and Parinacota Region and Tarapacá Region).
- "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 January 2019.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Pozo Almonte.|
- (in Spanish) Municipality of Pozo Almonte