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A restaurant in Doñihue
A restaurant in Doñihue
Commune o Doñihue in the O'Higgins Region
Commune o Doñihue in the O'Higgins Region
Doñihue is located in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (ceety): 34°13′34″S 70°57′54″W / 34.22611°S 70.96500°W / -34.22611; -70.96500Coordinates: 34°13′34″S 70°57′54″W / 34.22611°S 70.96500°W / -34.22611; -70.96500
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
 • TeepMunicipality
 • Total78.2 km2 (30.2 sq mi)
337 m (1,106 ft)
 (2012 Census)[1]
 • Total18,764
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men8,475
 • weemen8,441
Area code(s)(+56) 72

Doñihue (Spaingie pronunciation: [doˈɲiwe]) is a Chilean ceety an commune in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region. It is approximately 20 kilometers (12 mile) west-soothwest o Rancagua on roote H-30. The comune haes two principal touns, Doñihue an Lo Miranda.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Doñihue spans an aurie o 78.2 km2 (30 sq mi) an haes 16,916 inhabitants (8,475 men an 8,441 weemen). o these, 15,590 (92.2%) lived in urban auries an 1,326 (7.8%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 16% (2,338 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[1]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Doñihue is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile administered bi a municipal cooncil, headed bi an alcalde who is directly electit every four years. Currently the major is Boris Acuña.

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Doñihue 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, 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 c d "National Statistics Institute" (in Spainish). Retrieved 10 November 2010.