La Ligua

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La Ligua
Liceo La Ligua Chile.JPG
Coat of arms
Coat o airms
Comuna de La Ligua.svg
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
 • Total1,163.4 km2 (449.2 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Tot31,987
 • Density27/km2 (71/sq mi)
 • Urban
24,214
 • Landwart
7,773
Sex
 • Men16,079
 • Weemen15,908
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Aurie code(s)56 + 33
WabsteidOffeecial 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. 1.0 1.1 "Municipality of La Ligua". Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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