Pumanque is a Chilean commune in Colchagua Province, O'Higgins Region.
Demographics [ edit ]
According to the 2002
census of the National Statistics Institute, Pumanque spans an area of 440.9 km 2 (170 sq mi) and has 3,442 inhabitants (1,793 men and 1,649 women), making the commune an entirely rural area. The population fell by 8.8% (331 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses. [2 ]
Administration [ edit ]
As a commune, Pumanque 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, Pumanque 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, Palmilla, 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 Pumanque" . Retrieved 5 September 2010.
^ a b c d (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute" . Retrieved 13 December 2010.
^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org . Retrieved 2010-07-28.
^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org . Retrieved 2010-07-28.
External links [ edit ]