Los Andes Province, Chile
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|Los Andes Province
Provincia de Los Andes
Location in the Valparaíso Region
|• Governor||Benigno Alehandro Retamal Rodriguez (PPD)|
|• Total||3,054.1 km2 (1,179.2 sq mi)|
|Population (2012 Census)|
|• Density||34/km2 (87/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CLT  (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||CLST  (UTC-3)|
|Area code(s)||56 + 34|
|Website||Governorate of Los Andes|
As a province, Los Andes is a second-level administrative division, governed by a provincial governor who is appointed by the president. Edith Quiroz Ortiz, appointed by president Piñera on April 22, 2010, is the first woman to hold the office of Governor of Los Andes.
Geography and demography
The province spans a landlocked area of 3,054.1 km2 (1,179 sq mi), the second largest in the Valparaíso Region. According to the 2002 census, Los Andes is the sixth most populous province in the region with a population of 91,683. At that time, there were 74,104 people living in urban areas, 17,579 people living in rural areas, 46,325 men and 45,358 women.
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