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Nancagua
ceety an Commune
Church o Nancagua
Church o Nancagua
Map o the Nancagua commune in the O'Higgins Region
Map o the Nancagua commune in the O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Nancagua
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 34°40′S 71°13′W / 34.667°S 71.217°W / -34.667; -71.217Coordinates: 34°40′S 71°13′W / 34.667°S 71.217°W / -34.667; -71.217
Country Chile Chile
Region O'Higgins Region O'Higgins
Province Colchagua Province Colchagua
Govrenment[1]
 • Teep Municipality
Aurie[2]
 • Total 111.3 km2 (43.0 sq mi)
Elevation 194 m (636 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[2]
 • Tot 15,409
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
 • Urban 9,264
 • landwart 6,370
Sex[2]
 • Men 7,959
 • weemen 7,675
Time zone CLT [3] (UTC-4)
 • Simmer (DST) CLST [4] (UTC-3)
Aurie code(s) (+56) 72
Wabsteid Municipality o Nancagua

Nancagua (Spaingie pronunciation: [naŋˈkaɣwa]) is a Chilean ceety an commune in Colchagua Province, O'Higgins Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Nancagua spans an aurie o 111.3 km2 (43 sq mi) an haes 15,634 inhabitants (7,959 men an 7,675 weemen). o these, 9,264 (59.3%) lived in urban auries an 6,370 (40.7%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 8.5% (1,220 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Nancagua 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, Nancagua 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, Chépica, Santa Cruz, Lolol, Pumanque, Palmilla, Peralillo, Navidad, Litueche, 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. "Municipality o Nancagua" (in Spaingie). 13 December 2010. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 3 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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