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Map o the Codegua commune in the O'Higgins Region
Map o the Codegua commune in the O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 34°02′05″S 70°40′07″W / 34.03472°S 70.66861°W / -34.03472; -70.66861Coordinates: 34°02′05″S 70°40′07″W / 34.03472°S 70.66861°W / -34.03472; -70.66861
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeAna María Silva Gutierrez
 • Total286.9 km2 (110.8 sq mi)
536 m (1,759 ft)
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total12,495
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men5,551
 • weemen5,245
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)(+56) 72
WebsiteMunicipality o Codegua

Codegua (Spaingie pronunciation: [koˈðeɣwa]) is a Chilean commune an ceety in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region. According tae the 2002 census, the commune population wis 10,796 an haes an aurie o 286.9 km².[5]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Codegua haes 10,796 inhabitants (5,551 men an 5,245 weemen). o these, 5,253 (48.7%) lived in urban auries an 5,543 (51.3%) in landwart auries. The population fell bi 12.5% (1,196 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]


As a commune, Codegua 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 2008-2012 alcalde is Ana María Silva Gutierrez.[1]

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Codegua is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Eugenio Bauer (UDI) an Mr. Ricardo Rincón (PDC) as pairt o the 33rd electoral district, (thegither wi Mostazal, Graneros, Machalí, Requínoa, Rengo, Olivar, Doñihue, Coinco, Coltauco, Quinta de Tilcoco an Malloa). 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. a b "Municipality o Codegua" (in Spainish). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  2. a b c d "National Statistics Institute" (in Spainish). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". Archived frae the original on 13 Julie 2010. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  5. 2002 Census