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Map o Coltauco in the O'Higgins Region
Map o Coltauco in the O'Higgins Region
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Coordinates: 34°18′0″S 71°06′0″W / 34.30000°S 71.10000°W / -34.30000; -71.10000Coordinates: 34°18′0″S 71°06′0″W / 34.30000°S 71.10000°W / -34.30000; -71.10000
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRuben Jorquera Vidal
 • Total224.7 km2 (86.8 sq mi)
244 m (801 ft)
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Total17,918
 • Density80/km2 (210/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men8,239
 • weemen7,989
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)(+56) 72
WebsiteMunicipality o Coltauco

Coltauco is a Chilean commune an toun in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region. According tae the 2002 census, the commune population wis 16,228 an haes an aurie o 224.7 km².[5]

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Coltauco spans an aurie o 224.7 km2 (87 sq mi) an haes 16,228 inhabitants (8,239 men an 7,989 weemen). o these, 6,958 (42.9%) lived in urban auries an 9,270 (57.1%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 6.7% (1,023 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Coltauco 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 2012-2016 alcalde is Ruben Jorquera Vidal.[1]

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Coltauco 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, Codegua, Machalí, Requínoa, Rengo, Olivar, Doñihue, Coinco, 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 Coltauco" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  2. a b c d "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  5. 2002 Census

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