Recoleta, Chile

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Recoleta Kirk o the Franciscan order
Recoleta Kirk o the Franciscan order
Coat of arms
Coat o airms
Map o Recoleta commune athin Greater Santiago
Map o Recoleta commune athin Greater Santiago
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 33°24.5′S 70°38′W / 33.4083°S 70.633°W / -33.4083; -70.633Coordinates: 33°24.5′S 70°38′W / 33.4083°S 70.633°W / -33.4083; -70.633
RegionSantiago Metro.
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeDaniel Jadue Jadue (Communist Pairty o Chile)
 • Total16.2 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Tot148,220
 • Density9,100/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
 • Men72,314
 • Weemen75,906
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Aurie code(s)56 +

Recoleta is a commune o Chile foondit in the Pinochet's govrenment, locatit in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Recoleta spans a aurie o 16.2 km2 (6 sq mi) an haes 148,220 inhabitants (72,314 men an 75,906 weemen), makkin the commune a entirely urban aurie. The population fell bi 10% (16547 bodies) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[3] It haed a 2006 projectit population o 136,982.

Stats[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Average annual hoosehauld income: US$45,513 (PPP, 2006)
  • Population belaw poverty line: 2.4% (2006)[6]
  • Regional quality o life index: 89.77, heich, 4 oot o 52 (2005)
  • Human Development Index: 0.797, 11 oot o 341 (2003)[7]

Admeenistration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Recoleta 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 2013-2017 alcalde is Daniel Jadue Jadue (Communist Pairty o Chile)

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, Recoleta is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Patricio Hales (PPD) an Sra. Claudia Nogueira (UDI) as pairt o the 19t electoral destrict, (thegither wi Independencia). The commune is representit in the Senate bii Guido Girardi Lavín (PPD) an Jovino Novoa Vásquez (UDI) as pairt o the 7t senatorial constituency (Santiago-Wast).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  2. "Municipality of Recoleta" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  6. "Poverty in the Santiago Metropolitan Region" (PDF). Ministry of Planning of Chile (in Spaingie). Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on August 24, 2007.
  7. "Las Trayectorias del Desarrollo Humano en las Comunas de Chile (1994-2003)." UNDP, Gobierno de Chile, Mideplán

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