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Map o Pumanque commune in O'Higgins Region
Map o Pumanque commune in O'Higgins Region
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Coordinates (ceety): 34°36′S 71°40′W / 34.600°S 71.667°W / -34.600; -71.667Coordinates: 34°36′S 71°40′W / 34.600°S 71.667°W / -34.600; -71.667
CountryChile Chile
RegionO'Higgins Region O'Higgins
ProvinceColchagua Province Colchagua
 • TeepMunicipality
 • Total440.9 km2 (170.2 sq mi)
93 m (305 ft)
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Total3,242
 • Density7.4/km2 (19/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men1,793
 • weemen1,649
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)(+56) 72
WebsiteMunicipality o Pumanque

Pumanque is a Chilean commune in Colchagua Province, O'Higgins Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Pumanque spans an aurie o 440.9 km2 (170 sq mi) an haes 3,442 inhabitants (1,793 men an 1,649 weemen), makkin the commune an entirely landwart aurie. The population fell bi 8.8% (331 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Pumanque 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, Pumanque 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, Palmilla, 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 Pumanque" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 5 September 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.

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