Primavera, Chile

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Primavera
Commune
Map of Primavera in the Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region
Map of Primavera in the Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Primavera
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 52°43′S 69°15′W / 52.717°S 69.250°W / -52.717; -69.250Coordinates: 52°43′S 69°15′W / 52.717°S 69.250°W / -52.717; -69.250
Country Chile
Region Magallanes and Antartica Chilena
Province Tierra del Fuego
Government[1]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Ricardo Olea Celsi
Area[2]
 • Total 4,614.2 km2 (1,781.6 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[2]
 • Total 545
 • Density 0.12/km2 (0.31/sq mi)
 • Urban 0
 • Rural 1,016
Sex[2]
 • Men 735
 • Women 281
Time zone CLT [3] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST [4] (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 56 + 61
Website www.municipalidaddeprimavera.cl

Primavera (Spanish for "spring") is a Chilean commune in Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region, Chile. It is located on the north of Tierra del Fuego Island. Its main settlement is Cerro Sombrero.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Primavera spans an area of 4,614.2 km2 (1,782 sq mi) and has 1,016 inhabitants (735 men and 281 women), making the commune an entirely rural area. The population fell by 37.6% (613 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.[2]

Administration[edit]

As a commune, Primavera 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 Ricardo Olea Celsi. The council has the following members:[1]

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Primavera is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mrs. Carolina Goic (PDC) and Mr. Miodrag Marinovic (Ind.) as part of the 60th electoral district, which includes the entire Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region. The commune is represented in the Senate by Carlos Bianchi Chelech (Ind.) and Pedro Muñoz Aburto (PS) as part of the 19th senatorial constituency (Magallanes Region).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b (Spanish) "Municipality of Primavera". Retrieved 3 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 3 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.