Concepción, Chile

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Concepción
La Concepción de María Purísima
del Nuevo Extremo (oreeginal name)
Ceety an Commune
Flag of Concepcion
Flag
Coat of arms
Seal
Nickname(s): Biobío's Pearl
Motto: La Capital del Sur de Chile
The Caipital o the Sooth o Chile
Location in the Biobío Region
Location in the Biobío Region
Location in Chile
Concepción
Concepción
Location in Chile
Coordinates (alcalde's office): 36°49′41.50″S 73°03′04.93″W / 36.8281944°S 73.0513694°W / -36.8281944; -73.0513694
Kintra Chile
Region Biobío
Province Concepción
Foondit 5 October 1550
Founded by Pedro de Valdivia
Government[1]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Patricio Kuhn (UDI)
Area
 • Ceety an Commune 222 km2 (86 sq mi)
Population (2006)
 • Ceety an Commune 292,589
 • Density 1,318/km2 (3,410/sq mi)
 • Metro 1,322,581
Demonym Penquista
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Post code 3349001
Telephone prefix 56 + 41
Website Municipality o Concepción

Concepción is a ceety an commune o Chile. The ceety is the seicont-lairgest conurbation (Greater Concepción), wi a population o aroond 889,725 an aurie o 222 km2. Its the maist populous ceety an metropolitan aurie in the sooth o Chile, an is the caipital o the Concepción Province an the Region o Bio-Bío.

Inhabitants o Concepción are referred tae as "Penquista" . The ceety is nicknamed bi Concepción's inhabitants the "La Perla del Bio-Bío" .

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Concepción is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

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  1. (Spainyie) "Municipality of Concepción". Retrieved 3 September 2010.