Concepción, Chile

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Concepción

La Concepción de María Purísima
del Nuevo Extremo (oreeginal name)
Collage frae Concepción, Tap: Skyline; Upper left: Varsity o Concepción; Upper richt: Store in downtown; Middle left: Ecuador Pairk; Middle centre: Bonilla/Alonso de Ribera Highway; Middle richt: Varsity o Concepción clock touer; Lawer left: Lautaro statue; Lawer centre: San Sebastián Varsity; Bottom centre: Coort o Appeals; Bottom richt: Biotrén.
Collage frae Concepción, Tap: Skyline; Upper left: Varsity o Concepción; Upper richt: Store in downtown; Middle left: Ecuador Pairk; Middle centre: Bonilla/Alonso de Ribera Highway; Middle richt: Varsity o Concepción clock touer; Lawer left: Lautaro statue; Lawer centre: San Sebastián Varsity; Bottom centre: Coort o Appeals; Bottom richt: Biotrén.
Flag of Concepcion
Banner
Coat of arms
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Biobío's Pearl
Motto(s): 
La Capital del Sur de Chile
The Caipital o the Sooth o Chile
Location in the Biobío Region
Location in the Biobío Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Concepción
Location in Chile
Coordinates (alcalde's office): 36°49′41.50″S 73°03′04.93″W / 36.8281944°S 73.0513694°W / -36.8281944; -73.0513694Coordinates: 36°49′41.50″S 73°03′04.93″W / 36.8281944°S 73.0513694°W / -36.8281944; -73.0513694
KintraChile
RegionBiobío
ProvinceConcepción
Foondit5 October 1550
Foondit biPedro de Valdivia
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldePatricio Kuhn (UDI)
Area
 • Ceety an Commune222 km2 (86 sq mi)
Population
 (2006)
 • Ceety an Commune292,589
 • Density1,318/km2 (3,410/sq mi)
 • Metro
1,322,581
Demonym(s)Penquista
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Post code
3349001
Telephone prefix56 + 41
WabsteidMunicipality o Concepción

Concepción is a ceety an commune o Chile. The ceety is the seicont-lairgest conurbation (Greater Concepción), wi a population o aroond 889,725 an aurie o 222 km2. Its the maist populous ceety an metropolitan aurie in the sooth o Chile, an is the caipital o the Concepción Province an the Region o Bio-Bío.

Inhabitants o Concepción are referred tae as "Penquista" . The ceety is nicknamed bi Concepción's inhabitants the "La Perla del Bio-Bío" .

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Concepción is twinned wi the follaein ceeties:

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  1. (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Concepción". Retrieved 3 September 2010.