|Area (sq mi)||401.6 km2 (155.1 sq mi)|
|Population density (/sq mi)||710/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
In the 19th Century, the city was prosperous and was very important for the British Empire since it was easy to store merchandise in the city. The British influenced a lot the city, even creating Football teams like Santiago Wanders.
Today Valparaíso has a Socialist mayor called Jorge Sharp.