Talagante

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Talagante
Centre o Talagante
Centre o Talagante
Coat of arms
Coat airms
Location o the Talagante commune in the Santiago Metropolitan Region
Talagante in the Santiago Metropolitan Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Talagante
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 33°40′S 70°52′W / 33.667°S 70.867°W / -33.667; -70.867Coordinates: 33°40′S 70°52′W / 33.667°S 70.867°W / -33.667; -70.867
KintraChile
RegionSantiago Metro.
ProvinceTalagante
Foondit1837
Govrenment
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeCarlos Álvarez Esteban (PS)
Area
 • Total321.7 km2 (124.2 sq mi)
Area rank2
Elevation
313 m (1,027 ft)
Population
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total59,805
 • Rank2
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
 • Urban
49957
 • Landwart
9848
Sex
 • Men29,468
 • Weemen30,337
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality o Talagante

Talagante (Spaingie pronunciation: [talaˈɣante]) is a commune an the capital ceety o the province o the same name in the Santiago Metropolitan Region o central Chile. The wird Talagante in Quechua comes frae talacanta, meanin "Lazo de Hechicero", which wis the proper name o the curaca, or ruler, wha dominatit this central valley on behauf o the Inca Empire durin the arrival o the Spaniards.

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Talagante can be foond in the Chilean Central Valley at a elevation o 313 m (1,027 ft), 35 kilometre (22 mi) tae the soothwast o the naitional caipital o Santiago. The commune spans a aurie o 125.5 km2 (48 sq mi).[3]

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  1. "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  2. "Municipality of Talagante" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  3. a b c "National Statistics Institute" (in Spaingie). Retrieved 1 Mey 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 5 Mey 2007. Archived 2010-07-13 at the Wayback Machine
  5. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived frae the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 5 Mey 2007. Archived 2007-09-11 at the Wayback Machine

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