Olivar

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Olivar
Our Lady o Mount Carmel Parish (Parroquia Nuestra Señora del Carmen)
Our Lady o Mount Carmel Parish (Parroquia Nuestra Señora del Carmen)
Coat o arms
Coat o airms
Map o the Olivar commune in O'Higgins Region
Map o the Olivar commune in O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Olivar
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 34°13′59″S 70°52′59″W / 34.233°S 70.883°W / -34.233; -70.883Coordinates: 34°13′59″S 70°52′59″W / 34.233°S 70.883°W / -34.233; -70.883
CountryChile
RegionO'Higgins
ProvinceCachapoal
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldePraxédes Pérez
Area
 • Total44.6 km2 (17.2 sq mi)
Elevation
389 m (1,276 ft)
Population
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Tot13,033
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
 • Urban
7,898
 • landwart
4,437
Sex
 • Men6,244
 • weemen6,091
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Aurie code(s)(+56) 72
WabsteidMunicipality o Olivar

Olivar is a commune in Chile, locatit in the O'Higgins Region, 10 km soot o Rancagua, an administered bi the municipality o Olivar. The main economic activities range frae agricultur an food production, specially aiples for exportation.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Olivar spans an aurie o 44.6 km2 (17 sq mi) an haes 12,335 inhabitants (6,244 men an 6,091 weemen). o these, 7,898 (64%) lived in urban auries an 4,437 (36%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 8.9% (1,003 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Olivar 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 Maria Estrella Montero Carrasco.[1]

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

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Municipality o Olivar" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28.

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