El Bosque, Chile

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El Bosque
Map o El Bosque commune in Greater Santiago
Map o El Bosque commune in Greater Santiago
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Coordinates (city): 33°34′S 70°40′W / 33.567°S 70.667°W / -33.567; -70.667
ChileChile
RegionSantiago Metro.
ProvinceSantiago
Foondit28 November 1981
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeSadi Melo Moya
Area
 • Total14.1 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Elevation
587 m (1,926 ft)
Population
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total175,594
 • Density12,000/km2 (32,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
175594
 • Rural
0
Sex
 • Men86,435
 • Weemen89,159
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
WebsiteMunicipality of El Bosque

El Bosque (Spaingie for "the forest") is a commune o Chile locatit in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. The commune spans an aurie o 14.1 km2 (5 sq mi).[2]

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, El Bosque spans an aurie o 14.1 km2 (5 sq mi) an haes 175,594 inhabitants (86,435 men an 89,159 weemen), makkin the commune an entirely urban aurie. The population grew bi 1.6% (2,740 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Ither statistics

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, El Bosque is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a municipal cooncil, heidit bi an alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Sadi Melo Moya.[1]

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, El Bosque is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Tucapel Jiménez (PPD) an Mr. Iván Moreira (UDI) as pairt o the 27t electoral destrict, (thegither wi La Cisterna an San Ramón). The commune is representit in the Senate bi Soledad Alvear Valenzuela (PDC) an Pablo Longueira Montes (UDI) as pairt o the 8t senatorial constituency (Santiago-East).

Transportation[eedit | eedit soorce]

The El Bosque airport serves El Bosque commune.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b (in Spaingie) "Municipality of El Bosque". Retrieved 10 December 2010.
  2. a b c d e (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 8 September 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  5. (in Spaingie) "The Trajectories of Human Development in the Communes of Chile (1994-2003)" (PDF). Government of Chile, Mideplán. UNDP. Retrieved 13 September 2010.

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