Antofagasta – a city and seaport in Chile. The administrative center of the homonymous municipality. Antofagasta – long and narrow city, stretches along the coast to the south of the peninsula of Mejillones and to the north of Cerro Spikes.
The city is surrounded on the east by steep hills that are part of the Chilean Cordillera de la Costa, and from the west by the Pacific Ocean.
This city is a long and narrow strip. The reason for this structure is that the Antofagasta area occupies land tuft south of Chile’s Mejillones peninsula between the Pacific coast to the west and steep cliffs that are part of the Cordillera de la Costa in the east. The southern part of the city on the border of Cerro Spikes.