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Map o Palmilla commune in O'Higgins Region
Map o Palmilla commune in O'Higgins Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (ceety): 34°36′15″S 71°21′30″W / 34.60417°S 71.35833°W / -34.60417; -71.35833Coordinates: 34°36′15″S 71°21′30″W / 34.60417°S 71.35833°W / -34.60417; -71.35833
CountryChile Chile
RegionO'Higgins Region O'Higgins
ProvinceColchagua Province Colchagua
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeNelson Cabrera
 • Total237.3 km2 (91.6 sq mi)
153 m (502 ft)
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Total11,844
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men5,825
 • weemen5,375
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)(+56) 72
WebsiteMunicipality o Palmilla

Palmilla 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, the commune o Palmilla spans an aurie o 237.3 km2 (92 sq mi) an haes 11,200 inhabitants (5,825 men an 5,375 weemen). o these, 2,088 (18.6%) lived in urban auries an 9,112 (81.4%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 3.1% (336 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

The urban aurie o Pamilla forms a conurbation wi the ceety o Santa Cruz, tae the sooth, totaling 20,691 inhabitants.

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Palmilla 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, Palmilla 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, Nancagua, Chépica, Santa Cruz, Lolol, Pumanque, 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 Palmilla" (in Spainish). Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  2. a b c d "National Statistics Institute" (in Spainish). Retrieved 3 December 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.

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