Nogales, Chile

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Map o the Nogales commune in the Valparaíso Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 32°44′06″S 71°12′09″W / 32.73500°S 71.20250°W / -32.73500; -71.20250Coordinates: 32°44′06″S 71°12′09″W / 32.73500°S 71.20250°W / -32.73500; -71.20250
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeÓscar Cortés Puebla (PDC)
 • Total405.2 km2 (156.4 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total21,633
 • Density53/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men10,786
 • Weemen10,847
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality of Nogales

Nogales is a ceety an commune in the Quillota Province o central Chile's fift region o Valparaíso.

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

The commune o Nogales spans a aurie o 405.2 km2 (156 sq mi).

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Nogales haes 21,633 inhabitants (10,786 men an 10,847 weemen). O these, 18,698 (86.4%) livit in urban auries an 2,935 (13.6%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 15.9% (2,964 bodies) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Nogales is a third-level admeenistrative diveesions o Chile, admeenistered bi a communal cooncil (consejo comunal), which is heidit bi a directly electit alcalde. The current alcalde is Óscar Cortés Puebla (PDC). The communal cooncil haes the follaein members:[1]

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, Nogales is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Eduardo Cerda (PDC) an Mrs. Andrea Molina (UDI) as pairt o the 10t electoral destrict, (thegither wi La Ligua, Petorca, Cabildo, Papudo, Zapallar, Puchuncaví, Quintero, Calera, La Cruz, Quillota an Hijuelas). The commune is representit in the Senate bi Ignacio Walker Prieto (PDC) an Lily Pérez San Martín (RN) as pairt o the 5t senatorial constituency (Valparaíso-Cordillera).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Nogales". Retrieved 29 Julie 2010.
  2. a b c d (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 1 Mey 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 29 Julie 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 29 Julie 2010.

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