|Motto: Ilustre Municipalidad de Ollagüe, El Loa - Chile.
Illustrious Municipality of Ollagüe, El Loa - Chile
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Total||2,963.9 km2 (1,144.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3,703 m (12,149 ft)|
|Population (2012 Census)|
|• Density||0.067/km2 (0.17/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CLT  (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||CLST  (UTC-3)|
|Area code(s)||(+56) 5|
|Website||Municipalidad de Ollagüe|
Ollagüe (Pronounced: oh-YA-gweh) is a Chilean frontier village and commune in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region. The village is located 215 km northeast of the city of Calama with a station on the FCAB railine.
According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Ollagüe had 318 inhabitants (210 men and 108 women). Of these, (0%) lived in urban areas and 318 (100%) in rural areas. The population fell by 28.2% (125 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.
Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Ollagüe is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mr. Marcos Espinosa (PRSD) and Mr. Felipe Ward (UDI) as part of the 3rd electoral district, (together with Tocopilla, María Elena, Calama and San Pedro de Atacama). The commune is represented in the Senate by Carlos Cantero Ojeda (Ind.) and José Antonio Gómez Urrutia (PRSD) as part of the 2nd senatorial constituency (Antofagasta Region).
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