Machalí

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Machalí
Municipalidad
Municipalidad
Map o Machalí commune in the O'Higgins Region
Map o Machalí commune in the O'Higgins Region
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Coordinates (ceety): 34°10′57″S 70°39′05″W / 34.18250°S 70.65139°W / -34.18250; -70.65139Coordinates: 34°10′57″S 70°39′05″W / 34.18250°S 70.65139°W / -34.18250; -70.65139
CountryChile
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeJosé Miguel Urrutia
Area
 • Total2586 km2 (998 sq mi)
Elevation
552 m (1,811 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Total42,572
 • Density16/km2 (43/sq mi)
 • Urban
26852
 • landwart
1776
Sex
 • Men14,297
 • weemen14,331
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Postal code
85002480
Area code(s)(+56) 72
WebsiteMunicipality o Machalí

Machalí 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, Machalí spans an aurie o 2,586 km2 (998 sq mi) an haes 28,628 inhabitants (14,297 men an 14,331 weemen). o these, 26,852 (93.8%) lived in urban auries an 1,776 (6.2%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 18.5% (4,476 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Machalí 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 2008-2012 alcalde is José Miguel Urrutia.[1]

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Machalí is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Eugenio Bauer (UDI) an Mr. Ricardo Rincón (PDC) as pairt o the 33rd electoral district, (thegither wi Mostazal, Graneros, Codegua, Requínoa, Rengo, Olivar, Doñihue, Coinco, Coltauco, Quinta de Tilcoco an Malloa). 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 Machalí" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.

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