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Map o the Chépica commune in O'Higgins Region
Map o the Chépica commune in O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (toun): 34°44′S 71°17′W / 34.733°S 71.283°W / -34.733; -71.283Coordinates: 34°44′S 71°17′W / 34.733°S 71.283°W / -34.733; -71.283
CountryChile Chile
RegionO'Higgins Region O'Higgins
ProvinceColchagua Province Colchagua
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRebeca Cofré Calderón
 • Total503.4 km2 (194.4 sq mi)
182 m (597 ft)
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Tot14,425
 • Density29/km2 (74/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men7,100
 • weemen6,757
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Aurie code(s)country 56 + ceety 72

Chépica is a Chilean toun an commune in Colchagua Province, O'Higgins Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Chépica spans an aurie o 503.4 km2 (194 sq mi) an haes 13,857 inhabitants (7,100 men an 6,757 weemen). o these, 6,949 (50.1%) lived in urban auries an 6,908 (49.9%) in landwart auries. The population fell bi 1.7% (244 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Chépica is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile administered bi a municipal cooncil, headed bi an alcalde who is directly electit every four years. The 2012-16 alcalde is Rebeca Cofré Calderón.[1]

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Chépica is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Ramón Barros (UDI) an Mr. Juan Carlos Latorre (PDC) as pairt o the 35t electoral district, (thegither wi Placilla, Nancagua, Santa Cruz, Lolol, Pumanque, Palmilla, Peralillo, Navidad, Litueche, La Estrella, Pichilemu, Marchihue an Paredones). The commune is representit in the Senate bi Andrés Chadwick Piñera (UDI) an Juan Pablo Letelier Morel (PS) as pairt o the 9t senatorial constituency (O'Higgins Region).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Municipality o Chépica" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 3 December 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 3 December 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". Retrieved 2010-07-28.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 2010-07-28.