Church of Chonchi World Heritage Site

Catholic church located in Chonchi, southern Chile

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Church of Chonchi
UNESCO World Heritage Site
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LocationChonchi, Chiloé Island, Chiloé Province, Los Lagos Region, Chile
Part ofChurches of Chiloé
CriteriaCultural: (ii), (iii)
Reference971-010
Inscription2000 (24th session)
Area0.4 ha (0.99 acres)
Coordinates42°37′24″S 73°46′23″W / 42.6233°S 73.7730°W / -42.6233; -73.7730Coordinates: 42°37′24″S 73°46′23″W / 42.6233°S 73.7730°W / -42.6233; -73.7730
Church of Chonchi is located in Chiloé
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Church of Chonchi is located in Los Lagos
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Church of Chonchi is located in Chile
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The Church of Chonchi or Church of St Charles BorromeoSpanish: Iglesia de Chonchi, Iglesia de San Carlos Borromeo— is a Catholic church located in Chonchi, on the Chiloé Archipelago, Los Lagos Region, southern Chile.

The Church of Chonchi was declared a National Monument of Chile in 1971[1] and is one of the 16 Churches of Chiloé that were declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites on 30 November 2000.[2]

The patron saint of the Church of Chonchi is Charles Borromeo, whose feast day is celebrated on November 4.[3]

This church belongs to the parish of San Carlos, Chonchi, one of the 24 parishes that form the Diocese of Ancud.[4]

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  1. ^ http://www.monumentos.cl. Retrieved 26 February 2013.
  2. ^ World Heritage Committee Inscribes 61 New Sites on World Heritage List. whc.unesco.org. November 30, 2000. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  3. ^ Iglesias Tradicionales de Chiloé. Monumentos.cl. Retrieved 6 February 2013..
  4. ^ Diócesis de San Carlos de Ancud. Iglesia.cl. In Spanish. Retrieved 6 January 2013.

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