• Has a population is double the size of Chile, with a concentration in the south.
• Six million people live in the largest city, four times the number in the capital.
• Contains at least 36,000 islands and two million lakes.
• Initially written in 1880, the national anthem wasn’t adopted until a century later.
• Has ten provinces and six times zones.
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