O'Higgins Region

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O'Higgins Region

VI Región del Libertador
General Bernardo O'Higgins
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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
CaipitalRancagua
ProvincesCachapoal, Colchagua, Cardenal Caro
Govrenment
 • IntendantHéctor Huenchullán
Area
 • Total16,387 km2 (6,327 sq mi)
Aurie rank14
Lawest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Tot780,627
 • Rank6
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
ISO 3166 codeCL-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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