Camarones, Chile

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Map o Camarones commune in Arica an Parinacota Region
Map o Camarones commune in Arica an Parinacota Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 19°1′S 69°52′W / 19.017°S 69.867°W / -19.017; -69.867
RegionArica an Parinacota
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeIvan Martin Romero Menacho
 • Total3927.0 km2 (1,516.2 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total1,220
 • Density0.31/km2 (0.80/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men745
 • Weemen475
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
WebsiteMunicipality of Camarones

Camarones is a ceety an commune in the Arica an Parinacota Region in Chile. It forms pairt o the admeenistrative Arica Province an haes a population o 1,220. Its municipality seat is in the toun o Cuyo, locatit next tae the Chile Heich-gate 5. Cuyo is the admeenistrative centre o the commune an a place o rest for travellers. The main touns are Codpa an Caleta Camarones. The latter is a fishin inlet o anerly 44 inhabitants. Codpa is the lairgest toun in the commune, locatit 114 kilometre (71 mi) frae the ceety o Arica. It is a entirely landwart commune wi amaist nae tourist activity, an is weel kent for its unchairtit auries. The anerly Afro-Chilean commonty in Chile is locatit in Camarones.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Camarones haed 1,220 inhabitants (745 men an 475 weemen). O these, makkin it a landwart aurie. The population grew bi 39% (372 bodies) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Camarones is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered by a municipal cooncil, heidit bi a alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Ivan Martin Romero Menacho.[1]

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, Camarones is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Nino Baltolu (UDI) an Mr. Orlando Vargas (PPD) as pairt o the 1st electoral destrict, which includes the entire Arica an Parinacota Region. The commune is representit in the Senate bi Fulvio Rossi Ciocca (PS) an Jaime Orpis Bouchon (UDI) as pairt o the 1st senatorial constituency (Arica an Parinacota Region an Tarapacá Region).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Camarones". Archived frae the original on 28 August 2010. Retrieved 7 September 2010.
  2. a b c d (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 1 November 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". Archived frae the original on 13 Julie 2010. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.

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