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Malloa plaza.jpg
Map o Malloa commune in the O'Higgins Region
Map o Malloa commune in the O'Higgins Region
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Coordinates (ceety): 34°26′47″S 70°56′45″W / 34.44639°S 70.94583°W / -34.44639; -70.94583Coordinates: 34°26′47″S 70°56′45″W / 34.44639°S 70.94583°W / -34.44639; -70.94583
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
 • TeepMunicipality
 • Total112.6 km2 (43.5 sq mi)
254 m (833 ft)
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Total12,342
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men6,666
 • weemen6,206
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)(+56) 72
WebsiteMunicipality o Malloa

Malloa (from Mapudungún mallohue, "place o the white clay") is a Chilean commune an toun in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Malloa spans an aurie o 112.6 km2 (43 sq mi) an haes 12,872 inhabitants (6,666 men an 6,206 weemen). o these, 4,709 (36.6%) lived in urban auries an 8,163 (63.4%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 5.1% (620 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Malloa is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile administered bi a municipal cooncil, headed bi an alcalde who is directly electit every four years.[1]

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Malloa 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, Machalí, Requínoa, Rengo, Olivar, Doñihue, Coinco, Coltauco an Quinta de Tilcoco). 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 Malloa" (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". Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010.

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