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Ñuñoa's municipalty biggin
Ñuñoa's municipalty biggin
Coat of arms
Coat airms
Map o Ñuñoa commune athin Greater Santiago
Map o Ñuñoa commune athin Greater Santiago
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 33°27.5′S 70°36′W / 33.4583°S 70.600°W / -33.4583; -70.600
RegionSantiago Metro.
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldePedro Sabat Pietracaprina (RN)
 • Total16.9 km2 (6.5 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total163,511
 • Density9,700/km2 (25,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men73,215
 • Weemen90,296
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality of Ñuñoa

Ñuñoa (frae Mapudungun Ñuñohue, "place o yellae flouers") is a commune o Chile locatit in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. Its indwallers are primarily middle an upper-middle class.

Ñuñoa boasts bustlin public an private sector businesses an a public transportation seestem capable o reachin aw pairts o the municipality. Maist o Ñuñoa's commercial activity is localisit alang the Irarrázaval Avenue, a 6-km road that runs athort the entire municipality frae east tae wast, an centred in Plaza Ñuñoa, an aurie kent for its Bohemie nicht life. Ñuñoa is hame tae Chile’s lairgest fitbaa stadium an aw an tae Santiago’s anerlie mosque.

Ñuñoa haes been chosen in 2007, for the third consecutive year, as the municipality wi the heichest livin staundart o Santiago.

Bein the auldest commune o the tradeetional east pairt o Santiago, it haes kent tae assimilate aw the benefits o a big ceety (Metro, banks, Shoppin maw, etc.) while still maintainin its character as a tradeetional an residential commune.[6] Recently, the municipality's mony attractions an convenient location hae led tae an increased desire bi young urban profeesionals tae live thare. The commercial response haes been tae purchase properties on which tae erect multiple-unit biggins, which haes triggered creeticism frae lang-time residents.[7]

Vista Panorámica de Ñuñoa

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Ñuñoa spans an aurie o 16.9 km2 (7 sq mi) an haes 163,511 indwallers (73,215 men an 90,296 weemen), makkin the commune an entirely urban aurie. The population fell bi 5.3% (9064 bodies) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[3] The 2009 population wis projected tae be 149,205.[8][nae in citation given]

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Notable residents[eedit | eedit soorce]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Ñuñoa is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a municipal cooncil, heidit bi an alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Pedro Sabat Pietracaprina (RN).[1][2]

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, Ñuñoa is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Jorge Burgos (PDC) an Marcela Sabat (RN) as pairt o the 21st electoral destrict, (thegither wi Providencia). The commune is representit in the Senate bi Soledad Alvear (PDC) an Pablo Longueira (UDI) as pairt o the 8t senatorial constituency (Santiago-East).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b (in Spaingie) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  2. a b (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Ñuñoa". Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  3. a b c d (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  6. [1] Censo Comunal en ñuñoa (Spanish website)
  7. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 24 Mairch 2012. Retrieved 30 Mairch 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. (in Spaingie) "System of Regional Information". Ministry of Planning of Chile. Archived frae the original on 23 Apryle 2008. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  9. a b Casen poll, 2006 Archived 2010-07-28 at the Wayback Machine, Ministry of Planning.
  10. Implied PPP conversion rate: World Economic Outlook Database, April 2010, International Monetary Fund.
  11. (in Spaingie) "The Trajectories of Human Development in the Communes of Chile (1994-2003)" (PDF). Government of Chile, Mideplán. UNDP. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 3 December 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2010.

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