SIGMOD Santiago, Chile, 2024

About Chile

Did you know that Chile is a tricontinental country? Whether you are looking for tips to plan your trip, here are some facts to help you learn a more about Chile’s history and culture.


Chile’s official language is Spanish, but there are also communities in the country that speak indigenous languages.


Winter is between June 22 and September 21. SIGMOD/PODS Conference will be at the end of Autumn season.

The temperatures in Chile get lower in the fall season but it is still one of the best times to visit the country, as travelers won’t be too hot or too cold like they might be in the summer or winter.

Santiago Atacama Patagonia
Max 19° C / 66° F Max. 23° C / 73° F Max. 11° C / 52° F
Min 4° C / 39° F Min 9° C / 48° F Min -5° C /23° F

Within Chile

Within Santiago you can use the Transantiago bus system and Subway to move around the city. Also, you can use Uber and Cabify APPs. To use public transportation in Santiago you must buy and load money on a transportation card called “BIP card”. Minimum charge of CLP 1,500

Santiago Subway map


For Chile there are two associated plug types, types C and L. Plug type C is the plug which has two round pins and type L is the plug which has three round pins. Chile operates on a 220V supply voltage and 50Hz.

Airlines Flying to Chile

Airlines Flying to Chile

International Map

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