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Location o the Pencahue commune in the Maule Region
Location o the Pencahue commune in the Maule Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 35°24′S 71°49′W / 35.400°S 71.817°W / -35.400; -71.817
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeLucy Lara Leiva (RN)
 • Total956.8 km2 (369.4 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Tot8,315
 • Density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men4,517
 • Weemen3,798
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Aurie code(s)56 +
WabsteidMunicipality o Pencahue

Pencahue is a toun an commune in Chile, locatit in Talca Province, in the seivent region o Maule. The commune spans an aurie o 956.8 km2 (369 sq mi).[3]

An aw thare are anither three places cried Pencahue, near tae San Vicente de Tagua Tagua, Sexta Región, Chile. Their names are: Pencahue Central, Pencahue Abajo (some fowk caw it anerly Pencahue Bajo) an Plaza de Pencahue.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae data frae the 2002 Census o Population an Hoosin, Pencahue haed 8,315 inhabitants; o these, 2,037 (24.5%) livit in urban auries an 6,278 (75.5%) in landwart auries. At that time, thare wur 4,517 men an 3,798 weemen. The population grew 5.9% (461 bodies) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[3]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Pencahue is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a municipal cooncil, heidit bi a alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years. The 2008-2012/2012-2016 alcalde is Lucy Lara Leiva (RN).[1][2]

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, Pencahue is representit in the Chamber o Deputies by Pablo Lorenzini (PDC) an Pedro Pablo Alvarez-Salamanca (UDI) as pairt o the 38t electoral destrict, (thegither wi Curepto, Constitución, Empedrado, Maule, San Clemente, Pelarco, Río Claro an San Rafael). The commune is representit in the Senate bi Juan Antonio Coloma Correa (UDI) an Andrés Zaldívar Larraín (PDC) as pairt o the 10t senatorial constituency (Maule-North).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in Spaingie) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 22 January 2011. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Munitel" defined multiple times wi different content
  2. 2.0 2.1 (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Pencahue". Retrieved 22 January 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 29 August 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". Retrieved 2010-08-29.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 2010-08-29.

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