Lago Verde, Chile

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Lago Verde
Commune
Map of the Commune of Lago Verde in Aisén Region
Map of the Commune of Lago Verde in Aisén Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Lago Verde
Location in Chile
Coordinates (commune): 44°14′S 71°50′W / 44.233°S 71.833°W / -44.233; -71.833Coordinates: 44°14′S 71°50′W / 44.233°S 71.833°W / -44.233; -71.833
Country Chile
Region Aisén
Province Coihaique
Founded as Villa La Tapera
Founded 1926
Government[1] [2]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Nelson Opazo López
Area[3]
 • Total 5,622.3 km2 (2,170.8 sq mi)
Elevation 422 m (1,385 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[3]
 • Total 860
 • Density 0.15/km2 (0.40/sq mi)
 • Urban 0
 • Rural 869
Sex[3]
Time zone CLT [4] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST [5] (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 56 + 67
Website Municipality of Lago Verde

Lago Verde is Chilean commune located in the upper flow of Cisnes River in Coyhaique Province and Aisén Region. The commune is administered by the municipality in Lago Verde, the principal settlement.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2012 census of the National Statistics Institute, Lago Verde spans an area of 5,622.3 km2 (2,171 sq mi) and has 869 inhabitants, making the commune an entirely rural area.

Administration[edit]

As a commune, Lago Verde is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2012-2016 alcalde is Nelson Opazo López.[1][2]

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Lago Verde is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by René Alinco (PDC) and David Sandoval (UDI) as part of the 59th electoral district, which includes the entire Aisén Region. The commune is represented in the Senate by Antonio Horvath Kiss (RN) and Patricio Walker Prieto (PDC) as part of the 18th senatorial constituency (Aisén Region).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Spanish) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b (Spanish) "Municipality of Lago Verde". Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c (Spanish) "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. 

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