Antofagasta, Antofagasta Region, Chile Genealogy

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Province of Antofagasta

Guide to Province of Antofagasta ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

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  • Originally, the land of Antofagasta belonged to the Province of Atacama, Bolivia. In 1829, the province was renamed Litoral, and was organized as a Coastal District in 1829.
  • In 1888, before the Pacific War, the land was transferred to Chile, and was organized as La Provincia de Antofagasta, including the Department of Taltal of the Atacama province.
  • La provincia de Antofagasta tiene una población aproximada de 374.000 personas.[1]


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  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Provincia de Antofagasta," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, Visited 24 May 2017.