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Las Cabras
Map o Las Cabras commune in the O'Higgins Region
Map o Las Cabras commune in the O'Higgins Region
Las Cabras is locatit in Chile
Las Cabras
Las Cabras
Location in Chile
Coordinates (ceety): 34°17′30″S 71°18′35″W / 34.29167°S 71.30972°W / -34.29167; -71.30972Coordinates: 34°17′30″S 71°18′35″W / 34.29167°S 71.30972°W / -34.29167; -71.30972
CountryChile
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
Area
 • Total749.2 km2 (289.3 sq mi)
Elevation
126 m (413 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census)[1]
 • Tot21,798
 • Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
 • Urban
7,548
 • landwart
12,694
Sex
 • Men10,621
 • weemen9,621
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [3])
Aurie code(s)(+56) 72
Wabsteidwww.lascabrasmunicipalidad.cl

Las Cabras is a Chilean commune an ceety in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Las Cabras spans an aurie o 749.2 km2 (289 sq mi) an haes 20,242 inhabitants (10,621 men an 9,621 weemen). o these, 7,548 (37.3%) lived in urban auries an 12,694 (62.7%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 14.1% (2,504 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[1]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Las Cabras is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile administered bi a municipal cooncil, headed bi an alcalde who is directly electit every four years.

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Las Cabras is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mrs. Alejandra Sepúlveda (PRI) an Mr. Javier Macaya (UDI) as pairt o the 34t electoral district, (thegither wi San Fernando, Chimbarongo, San Vicente, Peumo, Pichidegua an Las Cabras). 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. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  2. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  3. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.