Los Ríos Region

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Los Ríos Region
XIV Región de Los Ríos
Region o Chile
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Coat o Airms o Los Ríos Region
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Kintra Chile
Caipital Valdivia
Provinces Valdivia, Ranco
Area[1]
 • Total 18,429.5 km2 (7,115.7 sq mi)
Area rank 11
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 356,396
 • Rank 10
 • Density 19/km2 (50/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CL-LR

The XIV Los Ríos Region (Spainyie: XIV Región de Los Ríos, literally in Spainyie: The Rivers) is ane o Chile's 15 regions. Its caipital is Valdivia. Pop. 356,396 (2002 census). It began tae operate as region on 2 October 2007. It wis creatit bi subdividin the Los Lagos Region in soothren Chile. It consists o twa provinces: Valdivia an—the newly creatit—Ranco that wis umwhile pairt o Valdivia Province.

The new region wis established in consideration o territorial, historical an geographic factors. The oreeginal Los Lagos Region wis ane o the lairgest, maist diverse regions in the kintra, an the integration o the Province o Valdivia wis difficult acause o its backgrund which differed frae the fower ither provinces o the region, especially the soothren provinces o Chiloé an Palena.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Los Ríos Region". Government of Chile Foreign Investment Committee. Retrieved 13 March 2010. 

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