Litueche

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Litueche

(El) Rosario (Lo Solís)
View o Litueche, looking forward tae its main square, on March 1, 2011.
View o Litueche, looking forward tae its main square, on March 1, 2011.
Map o Litueche commune in O'Higgins Region
Map o Litueche commune in O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Litueche
Location in Chile
Coordinates (ceety): 34°07′0″S 71°44′15″W / 34.11667°S 71.73750°W / -34.11667; -71.73750Coordinates: 34°07′0″S 71°44′15″W / 34.11667°S 71.73750°W / -34.11667; -71.73750
CountryChile Chile
RegionO'Higgins Region O'Higgins
ProvinceCardenal Caro Province Cardenal Caro
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRené Acuña Echeverría
Area
 • Total618.8 km2 (238.9 sq mi)
Elevation
269 m (883 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Tot5,638
 • Density9.1/km2 (24/sq mi)
 • Urban
2,479
 • landwart
3,047
Sex
 • Men2,932
 • weemen2,594
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Aurie code(s)(+56) 72
WabsteidMunicipality o Litueche

Litueche (Mapudungun: land o the white lands; originally called El Rosario, Rosario Lo Solís or simply Rosario) is a Chilean toun an commune in Cardenal Caro Province, O'Higgins Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Litueche spans an aurie o 618.8 km2 (239 sq mi) an haes 5,526 inhabitants (2,932 men an 2,594 weemen). o these, 2,479 (44.9%) lived in urban auries an 3,047 (55.1%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 1.1% (60 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Litueche is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile administered bi a municipal cooncil, headed bi an alcalde who is directly electit every four years. The 2012-2016 alcalde is René Acuña Echeverría.[1]

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Litueche is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Ramón Barros (UDI) an Mr. Juan Carlos Latorre (PDC) as pairt o the 35t electoral district, (thegither wi Placilla, Nancagua, Chépica, Santa Cruz, Lolol, Pumanque, Palmilla, Peralillo, Navidad, La Estrella, Pichilemu, Marchihue an Paredones). 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 "Municipality o Litueche" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28.

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