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Cordillera Province

Provincia de Cordillera
Location in the Santiago Metropolitan Region
Location in the Santiago Metropolitan Region
Cordillera Province is locatit in Chile
Cordillera Province
Cordillera Province
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 33°43′S 70°14′W / 33.717°S 70.233°W / -33.717; -70.233
KintraChile
RegionSantiago Metropolitan Region
CaipitalPuente Alto
CommunesSee airticle
Govrenment
 • TeepProvincial
 • GovrenorAlejandro Fernández Araya (PDC)
Area
 • Total5,528.3 km2 (2,134.5 sq mi)
Aurie rank1
Population
 (2002 Census)[1]
 • Tot522,856
 • Rank2
 • Density95/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban
511,565
 • Landwart
11,291
Sex
 • Men256,193
 • Weemen266,663
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [3])
Area code56 + 2
WabsteidGovernorate of Cordillera

Cordillera Province (Spaingie: Provincia de Cordillera) is ane o sax provinces in the Santiago Metropolitan Region o central Chile. Its topografie includes a smaw aurie o Chile's central glen, glaciers, rivers, volcanoes, an the Andes range, which forms the border wi Argentinae. The provincial caipital o Puente Alto lees approximately 21 km (13 mi) sooth-sootheast o Santiago.

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a province, Cordillera is a seicont-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile, govrened bi a provincial govrenor who is appointit bi the preses. On 10 Dizember 2008, preses Michelle Bachelet appointit Alejandro Fernández Araya provincial govrenor.[4]

Communes[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province comprises three communes, each govrened bi a municipality consistin o an alcalde an municipal council: Pirque, Puente Alto an San José de Maipo.

Geografie an demografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The provincial aurie is 5,528.3 km2 (2,134 sq mi), makkin it the lairgest province in the region. Accordin tae the 2002 census, Cordillera wis the seicont maist populous province in the region wi a tot population o 522,856. At that time, thare wur 511,565 fowk livin in urban auries, 11,291 livin in landwart auries, 256,193 men, an 266,663 weemen.[1]

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 (in Spaingie) Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas
  2. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28.
  3. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28.
  4. (in Spaingie) "Governorate of Cordillera". Retrieved 29 April 2010.

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