La Florida, Chile

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La Florida
La Florida municipality premises
La Florida municipality premises
Coat o airms
Coat airms
Map of the La Florida commune athin Greater Santiago
Map of the La Florida commune athin Greater Santiago
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
La Florida
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 33°32′S 70°35′W / 33.533°S 70.583°W / -33.533; -70.583Coordinates: 33°32′S 70°35′W / 33.533°S 70.583°W / -33.533; -70.583
RegionSantiago Metro.
Foondit28 November 1899
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRodolfo Carter (UDI)
 • Total70.8 km2 (27.3 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total365,674
 • Density5,200/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men176,245
 • Women189,429
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT[4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST[5])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality o La Florida

La Florida (Spaingie pronunciation: [la floˈɾiða], Spaingie for "the flouery") is a suburban commune o Chile locatit in the Sooth East o Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region. It is a residential aurie an its inhabitants are maistly members o a new middle an upper-middle cless. It ranks nummer 12 oot o 346 amang Chilean communes in terms o Human Development Index.[6] Its mayor is Rodolfo Carter (UDI)

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, La Florida spans an aurie o 70.8 km2 (27 sq mi) an haes 365,674 inhabitants (176,245 men an 189,429 weemen). O these, 365,563 (100%) livit in urban auries an 111 (0%) in landwart auries. It currently haes amaist 400,000 inhabitants, which maks it the third maist populous commune in Chile.

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Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, La Florida is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a municipal cooncil, heidit bi a alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower year. The 2012-2016 alcalde is Rodolfo Carter Fernández (UDI). The communal cooncil haes the follaein members:

Chile Vamos

  • Oscar Aguilera López (UDI)
  • Eulogia Lavín Infante (UDI)
  • Marcelo Zunino Poblete (RN)
  • Orlando Vidal Duarte (RN)
  • José Luis Alegría Tobar (IND)

Nueva Mayoría

  • Marco Espinoza Cartagena (DC)
  • Nicanor Herrera Quiroga (PS)
  • Reinaldo Rosales Méndez (PPD)
  • David Peralta Castro (PC)
  • Claudio Arredondo Medina (IND)

The municipal cooncil is componit bi five members o Chile Vamos (centre-right coalition) an five members o the Nueva Mayoría (centre-left coalition).

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, La Florida is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Gustavo Hasbún (UDI) and Camila Vallejo-Dowling (PC) as pairt o the 26t Destrict, which consists entirely o the La Florida commune. It is representit in the Senate bi Manuel José Ossandón Irarrázabal (RN) an Carlos Montes Cisternas (PS) as pairt o the 8t Senatorial Constituency (East Santiago).

Eddication[eedit | eedit soorce]

Previously the aurie haed a German schuil, Deutsche Marienschule Santiago-La Florida.[8]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades" (in Spainish). Archived frae the original on 15 Apryle 2019. Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  2. "Municipality of La Florida" (in Spainish). Archived frae the original on 15 Apryle 2019. Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  3. a b c "National Statistics Institute" (in Spainish). Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". Archived frae the original on 13 Julie 2010. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  6. a b es:Anexo:Comunas de Chile
  7. "Poverty in the Santiago Metropolitan Region" (PDF). Ministry of Planning of Chile (in Spainish). Archived (PDF) frae the original on 24 August 2007. Retrieved 31 Mey 2016.
  8. "Deutscher Bundestag 4. Wahlperiode Drucksache IV/3672" (). Bundestag (West Germany). 23 June 1965. Retrieved on 12 March 2016. p. 21/51.

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