Requínoa ( Spanish pronunciation: ) is a [reˈkinoa] Chilean commune and city in Cachapoal Province, O'Higgins Region.
Demographics [ edit ]
According to the 2002
census of the National Statistics Institute, Requínoa spans an area of 673.3 km 2 (260 sq mi) and has 22,161 inhabitants (11,378 men and 10,783 women). Of these, 11,167 (50.4%) lived in urban areas and 10,994 (49.6%) in rural areas. The population grew by 14% (2,729 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses. [2 ]
Administration [ edit ]
As a commune, Requínoa 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 Antonio Silva Vargas ( Ind.). The council has the following members: [1 ]
Daniel Elías Martínez Higueras (
PS) María Eliana Berríos Bustos (ILE)
Rolando Andrés Guajardo Arévalo (ILC)
Hugo Alejandro Núñez Guerrero (
UDI) Sergio Cabezas Díaz (
RN) Francisco Odeón Caro Godoy (
electoral divisions of Chile, Requínoa is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mr. Eugenio Bauer ( UDI) and Mr. Ricardo Rincón ( PDC) as part of the 33rd electoral district, (together with Mostazal, Graneros, Codegua, Machalí, Rengo, Olivar, Doñihue, Coinco, Coltauco, Quinta de Tilcoco and Malloa). 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).
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