Chimbarongo

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Chimbarongo
Crafts o Chimbarongo.
Crafts o Chimbarongo.
Coat o arms
Coat o airms
Map o Chimbarongo commune in the O'Higgins Region
Map o Chimbarongo commune in the O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Chimbarongo
Location in Chile
Coordinates (ceety): 34°42′S 71°03′W / 34.700°S 71.050°W / -34.700; -71.050Coordinates: 34°42′S 71°03′W / 34.700°S 71.050°W / -34.700; -71.050
CountryChile Chile
RegionO'Higgins Region O'Higgins
ProvinceColchagua Province Colchagua
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
Area
 • Total497.9 km2 (192.2 sq mi)
Elevation
295 m (968 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census)[1]
 • Tot33,446
 • Density67/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Urban
16,889
 • landwart
15,427
Sex
 • Men16,612
 • weemen15,704
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [3])
Aurie code(s)(+56) 72
WabsteidMunicipality o Chimbarongo

Chimbarongo, Chile, is a ceety an commune locatit 160 km (99 mi) soot o Santiago in the Colchagua Province o the O'Higgins Region. mony o the fowk o Chimbarongo make their living weaving wickerwork, or "mimbre", baskets.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Chimbarongo spans an aurie o 497.9 km2 (192 sq mi) an haes 32,316 inhabitants (16,612 men an 15,704 weemen). o these, 16,889 (52.3%) lived in urban auries an 15,427 (47.7%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 5.4% (1,651 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[1]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Chimbarongo is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile administered bi a municipal cooncil, headed bi an alcalde who is directly electit every four years.

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Chimbarongo is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mrs. Alejandra Sepúlveda (PRI) an Mr. Javier Macaya (UDI) as pairt o the 34t electoral district, (thegither wi San Fernando, San Vicente, Peumo, Pichidegua an Las Cabras). 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 1.2 1.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 13 December 2010. 
  2. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  3. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 

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