Cardonal de Panilonco

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Cardonal de Panilonco
Cardonal de Panilonco
Country  Chile
Region O'Higgins Region O'Higgins
Province Cardenal Caro Province Cardenal Caro
Commune Pichilemu Pichilemu
 • Total 256.5 km2 (99.0 sq mi)
Population (2002)
 • Total 852
 • Density 3.32/km2 (8.6/sq mi)

Cardonal de Panilonco, or just Panilonco (Mapudungun: metal head, pronounced [kaɾðoˈnal de paniˈloŋko] (About this sound listen)) is a Chilean village located north of Pichilemu, Cardenal Caro Province.[1] In 2002, the population was 852 people in 235 households.[2]


Panilonco comes from Mapudungun pañil (metal) and lonco (head).[1]


  1. ^ a b Wikisource-logo.svg Astaburuaga Cienfuegos, Francisco, ed. (1899). "Panilonco". Diccionario Geográfico de la República de Chile (Geographic Dictionary of the Republic of Chile) (in Spanish).
  2. ^ "División Político Administrativa y Censal Región del Libertador General Bernardo O'Higgins" (PDF) (in Spanish). National Statistics Institute of Chile. 2007. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 October 2011. Retrieved 14 May 2012.