O'Higgins Region

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O'Higgins Region
VI Región del Libertador
General Bernardo O'Higgins
Region o Chile
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Coordinates: 34°10′02″S 70°43′37″W / 34.16722°S 70.72694°W / -34.16722; -70.72694Coordinates: 34°10′02″S 70°43′37″W / 34.16722°S 70.72694°W / -34.16722; -70.72694
Kintra  Chile
Caipital Rancagua
Provinces Cachapoal, Colchagua, Cardenal Caro
 • Intendant Héctor Huenchullán
 • Total 16,387 km2 (6,327 sq mi)
Aurie rank 14
Lawest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Tot 780,627
 • Rank 6
 • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code CL-LI

The VI O'Higgins Region (Spaingie: VI Región del Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins) is ane o Chile's 15 first order regions. It is subdividit intae three provinces. It is namit in honour o Bernardo O'Higgins, ane o Chile's foondin faithers.

The O'Higgins Region is bordered tae the wast bi the Paceefic Ocean, tae the east bi Argentinae, tae the north bi the Valparaíso an Santiago Metropolitan Regions, an tae the sooth bo the Maule Region. It extends approximately atween the parallels o 33°51’ an 35°01’ sooth latitude, an atween the meridian o 70°02’ wast langitude an the Paceefic Ocean.

The caipital an lairgest ceety o the region is Rancagua. The seicont major toun is San Fernando.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "O´Higgins Region". Government of Chile Foreign Investment Committee. Retrieved 13 March 2010. 

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