Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Chile - The Skinniest Country In The World

The skinniest country in the world is Chile, with a length of 2672 miles (4300 km) going from North to South). It is 23 times longer than wide and spans over 39 degrees of latitude or the distance from Norway to the Sahara. Chili which is in South America, also has territories in Oceania (Easter Island) and Antarctica.

Chile and its possessions include almost all habitats of our planet, from the Andes to the ice of Antarctica through the arid Atacama desert.

Parinacota volcano by mtchm from Flickr Parinacota volcano by mtchm from Flickr

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