Los Lagos ( Spanish pronunciation: ) is a [los ˈlaɣos] Chilean city and commune in Valdivia Province, Los Ríos Region.
Demographics [ edit ]
According to the 2002
census of the National Statistics Institute, Los Lagos spans an area of 1,791.2 km 2 (692 sq mi) and has 20,168 inhabitants (10,370 men and 9,798 women). Of these, 9,479 (47%) lived in urban areas and 10,689 (53%) in rural areas. The population grew by 8.6% (1,604 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses. [3 ]
Administration [ edit ]
As a commune, Los Lagos 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 2008-2012 alcalde is Samuel Torres Sepúlveda ( Ind.). [1 ] [2 ]
electoral divisions of Chile, Los Lagos is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Enrique Jaramillo ( PDC) and Gastón Von Mühlenbrock ( UDI) as part of the 54th electoral district, (together with Panguipulli, Futrono, Lago Ranco, Río Bueno, La Unión and Paillaco). The commune is represented in the Senate by Andrés Allamand ( RN) and Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle (PDC) as part of the 16th senatorial constituency (Los Ríos Region).
References [ edit ]
^ a b (Spanish) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades" . Retrieved 7 February 2011.
^ a b (Spanish) "Municipality of Los Lagos" . Retrieved 7 February 2011.
^ a b c d (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute" . Retrieved 13 December 2010.
External links [ edit ]