Quinta Normal

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Quinta Normal
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Map o Quinta Normal commune athin Greater Santiago
Map o Quinta Normal commune athin Greater Santiago
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Quinta Normal
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 33°25.7′S 70°42′W / 33.4283°S 70.700°W / -33.4283; -70.700
RegionSantiago Metro.
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeManuel Fernández Araya (PDC)
 • Total13 km2 (5 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Tot104,012
 • Density8,000/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men50,509
 • Weemen53,503
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Aurie code(s)56 +
WabsteidMunicipality of Quinta Normal

Quinta Normal is a commune o Chile locatit in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. It is namit efter a lairge pairk in the aurie.

Demografics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Quinta Normal spans an aurie o 13 km2 (5 sq mi) an haes 104,012 inhabitants (50,509 men an 53,503 weemen), makkin the commune an entirely urban aurie. The population fell bi 10.6% (12337 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[3]

Stats[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Population: 95,597 (2006 projection)[6]
  • Average annual household income: US$17,919 (PPP, 2006)[6][deid airtin]
  • Population belaw poverty line: 10.8% (2006)[7]
  • Regional quality o life index: 77.01, mid-heich, 19 oot o 52 (2005)
  • Human Development Index: 0.723, 87 oot o 341 (2003)[8]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Quinta Normal is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a municipal cooncil, heidit bi an alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Manuel Fernández Araya (PDC).[1][2]

Athin the electoral diveesions of Chile, Quinta Normal is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Nicolás Monckeberg (RN) an Cristina Girardi (PPD) as pairt o the 18t electoral destrict, (thegither wi Cerro Navia an Lo Prado). The commune is representit in the Senate bi Guido Girardi Lavín (PPD) an Jovino Novoa Vásquez (UDI) as pairt o the 7t senatorial constituency (Santiago-Wast).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 (in Spaingie) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Quinta Normal". Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Sistema de Información Regional, Ministry of Planning of Chile.[deid airtin]
  7. Poverty in the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Ministry of Planning of Chile.[deid airtin]
  8. "Las Trayectorias del Desarrollo Humano en las Comunas de Chile (1994-2003)." UNDP, Gobierno de Chile, Mideplán

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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