Palmilla is a Chilean city and commune in Colchagua Province, O'Higgins Region.
Demographics [ edit ]
According to the 2002
census of the National Statistics Institute, Palmilla spans an area of 237.3 km 2 (92 sq mi) and has 11,200 inhabitants (5,825 men and 5,375 women). Of these, 2,088 (18.6%) lived in urban areas and 9,112 (81.4%) in rural areas. The population grew by 3.1% (336 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses. [2 ]
Administration [ edit ]
As a commune, Palmilla is a third-level
administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years.
electoral divisions of Chile, Palmilla is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mr. Ramón Barros ( UDI) and Mr. Juan Carlos Latorre ( PDC) as part of the 35th electoral district (together with Placilla, Nancagua, Chépica, Santa Cruz, Lolol, Pumanque, Peralillo, Navidad, Litueche, La Estrella, Pichilemu, Marchihue and Paredones). The commune is represented in the Senate by Andrés Chadwick Piñera (UDI) and Juan Pablo Letelier Morel ( PS) as part of the 9th senatorial constituency (O'Higgins Region).
References [ edit ]
^ (Spanish) "Municipality of Palmilla" . Retrieved 13 December 2010.
^ a b c d (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute" . Retrieved 3 December 2010.
^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org . Retrieved 2010-07-28.
^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org . Retrieved 2010-07-28.
External links [ edit ]