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Mostazal
Commune
Tronco creek an CPP biomase plant
Map o Mostazal commune in O'Higgins Region
Map o Mostazal commune in O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Mostazal
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 33°59′S 70°41′W / 33.983°S 70.683°W / -33.983; -70.683Coordinates: 33°59′S 70°41′W / 33.983°S 70.683°W / -33.983; -70.683
Country Chile
Region O'Higgins Region
Province Cachapoal Province
Govrenment[1]
 • Teep Municipality
 • Alcalde Sergio Medel Acosta
Aurie[2]
 • Tot 523.9 km2 (202.3 sq mi)
Elevation 486 m (1,594 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[2]
 • Tot 23,430
 • Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Urban 17,903
 • landwart 3,963
Sex[2]
 • Men 11,038
 • weemen 10,828
Aurie code(s) (+56) 72
Wabsteid Municipality o Mostazal

Mostazal (Spaingie pronunciation: [mostaˈsal]) is a Chilean commune in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region. The caipital o the commune is the ceety o San Francisco de Mostazal.

Geography[eedit | eedit soorce]

The commune spans an aurie o 523.9 km2 (202 sq mi).[2] The Plaza de San Francisco haes an elevation o 500 m (1,640 ft).

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Mostazal haes 21,866 inhabitants (11,038 men an 10,828 weemen). o these, 17,903 (81.9%) lived in urban auries an 3,963 (18.1%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 20.6% (3,728 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Mostazal 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 Sergio Medel Acosta. The cooncil haes the following members:[1]

  • Sergio Medel Acosta
  • Denisse Leon Cantillana
  • Gonzalo Meza Vannini
  • Juan Carlos Zuñiga Armijo
  • Wildo Ibarra Quijada
  • Sandro Acevedo Jara

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Mostazal 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 Graneros, Codegua, Machalí, 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).

See also[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Municipality o Mostazal" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 30 November 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 30 November 2010. 

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