Sunday, March 7, 2010

District Discontinued in Chile

The Chañaral Chile District was discontinued and branches now report to the Chile Antofagasta Mission. The district used to have five branches in 2001 and had a population of around 40,000 within its boundaries. The four branches in the former district include the Tal-Tal, Chañara, Diego de Almagro, and El Salvador Branches. There area is sparsely populated desert and the towns mainly support the mining industry.

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