Spanish is a Romance language also spoken in Spain; it is
closely related to other Romance languages, including Portuguese, Italian, French,
Romanian, others. The dialect of Spanish in Chile is quite
distinct in comparison to that of Spain and there are also many minor differences
in the language across Latin America.
Mapudungun is a language family of South America,
which is spoken by the Mapuche people; this language is quite similar across all
speakers. The number of people that speak this language is very limited in numbers
and in area as most of the native speakers of this language live in southern
Most of the Chileans are Roman Catholic, tallying about 70%
of the total population. About half of the remaining population is Evangelical Christian
and the other 15% adheres to numerous religions or follows none.
Catholicism is a Christian religion that is one of the first Christian religions
and was the most dominant religious force in the Christian world for years. Catholicism
believes that there is a single God who created everything, a savior, the son of
God, Jesus Christ who is the forgiver of sins, and there is the Holy Spirit, which
makes up the last part of the Holy Trinity.
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