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Map o Requínoa commune in the O'Higgins Region
Map o Requínoa commune in the O'Higgins Region
Requínoa is locatit in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates (ceety): 34°16′43″S 70°48′42″W / 34.27861°S 70.81167°W / -34.27861; -70.81167Coordinates: 34°16′43″S 70°48′42″W / 34.27861°S 70.81167°W / -34.27861; -70.81167
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeAntonio Silva Vargas (Ind.)
 • Total673.3 km2 (260.0 sq mi)
416 m (1,365 ft)
 (2012 Census)[2]
 • Tot25,739
 • Density38/km2 (99/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • landwart
 • Men11,378
 • weemen10,783
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Aurie code(s)56 + 72
WabsteidMunicipality o Requínoa

Requínoa (Spaingie pronunciation: [reˈkinoa]) is a Chilean commune an ceety in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region.

Demographics[eedit | eedit soorce]

According tae the 2002 census o the National Statistics Institute, Requínoa spans an aurie o 673.3 km2 (260 sq mi) an haes 22,161 inhabitants (11,378 men an 10,783 weemen). o these, 11,167 (50.4%) lived in urban auries an 10,994 (49.6%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 14% (2,729 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[eedit | eedit soorce]

As a commune, Requínoa is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile administered bi a municipal cooncil, headed bi an alcalde who is directly electit every four years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Antonio Silva Vargas (Ind.). The cooncil haes the following members:[1]

  • Daniel Elías Martínez Higueras (PS)
  • María Eliana Berríos Bustos (ILE)
  • Rolando Andrés Guajardo Arévalo (ILC)
  • Hugo Alejandro Núñez Guerrero (UDI)
  • Sergio Cabezas Díaz (RN)
  • Francisco Odeón Caro Godoy (Ind.)

Athin the electoral divisions o Chile, Requínoa is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Eugenio Bauer (UDI) an Mr. Ricardo Rincón (PDC) as pairt o the 33rd electoral district, (thegither wi Mostazal, Graneros, Codegua, Machalí, Rengo, Olivar, Doñihue, Coinco, Coltauco, Quinta de Tilcoco an Malloa). 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. 1.0 1.1 "Municipality o Requínoa" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 10 November 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010.