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La Ligua

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La Ligua
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Location in Chile
Location in Chile
La Ligua
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 32°27′S 71°13′W / 32.450°S 71.217°W / -32.450; -71.217
CountryChile
RegionValparaíso
ProvincePetorca
Foondit1754
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRodrigo Sánchez Villalobos
Area
 • Total1163.4 km2 (449.2 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total31,987
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
 • Urban
24214
 • Landwart
7773
Sex
 • Men16,079
 • Weemen15,908
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)56 + 33
WebsiteOffeecial wabsteid (in Spaingie)

La Ligua is a Chilean ceety an commune, caipital o the Petorca Province in Valparaíso Region.

The ceety is kent for its textile manufacturin an teepical Chilean pastry production.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae data frae the 2002 Census o Population an Hoosin, La Ligua haed 31,987 inhabitants; o these, 24,214 (75.7%) livit in urban auries an 7,773 (24.3%) in landwart auries. At that time, thare wur 16,079 men an 15,908 weemen.[2]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, La Ligua is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a communal cooncil, heidit bi an alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Rodrigo Sánchez Villalobos. The communal cooncil haes the follaeing members:[1]

  • Sr. Hugo Díaz Tapia
  • Ana Ardiles Saavedra
  • María Teresa Cerda García
  • Marisol Leiva Cortés
  • Juan Yáñez Peña
  • Ernesto Molina Miranda

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, La Ligua belangs tae the 10t electoral destrict an 5t senatorial constituency.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Municipality of La Ligua". Archived frae the original on 5 Mey 2015. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  2. a b c d (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived frae the original on 13 Julie 2010. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.

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