Río Verde, Chile

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Río Verde
Commune
The unpaved Road Y-50 in Chilean Patagonia, about 70 km north of Punta Arenas, going towards Rio Verde. On the left side is the narrow Fitz Roy Channel, with Isla Riesco on the other side. This area is very sparsely populated
The unpaved Road Y-50 in Chilean Patagonia, about 70 km north of Punta Arenas, going towards Rio Verde. On the left side is the narrow Fitz Roy Channel, with Isla Riesco on the other side. This area is very sparsely populated
Location of the Río Verde commune in Magallanes Region
Location of the Río Verde commune in Magallanes Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Río Verde
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 52°39′S 71°28′W / 52.650°S 71.467°W / -52.650; -71.467Coordinates: 52°39′S 71°28′W / 52.650°S 71.467°W / -52.650; -71.467
Country  Chile
Region  Magallanes y Antártica Chilena
Province Magallanes
Government[1] [2]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Tatiana Vásquez Barrientos (UDI)
Area[3]
 • Total 9,975.2 km2 (3,851.4 sq mi)
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[3]
 • Total 153
 • Density 0.015/km2 (0.040/sq mi)
 • Urban 0
 • Rural 358
Sex[3]
 • Men 295
 • Women 63
Time zone CLT [4] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST [5] (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 56 + 61
Climate Cfc
Website Municipality of Río Verde

Río Verde is a Chilean commune and settlement in Magallanes Province and Region. The commune is located in the area surrounding Seno Skyring, a sea inlet north of Riesco Island.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Río Verde spans an area of 9,975.2 km2 (3,851 sq mi) and has 358 inhabitants (295 men and 63 women), making the commune an entirely rural area. The population grew by 6.9% (23 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.[3]

Administration[edit]

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As a commune, Río Verde 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 2012-2016 alcaldesa is Tatiana Vásquez Barrientos (UDI).[1][2]

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Río Verde is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Juan Morano (PDC) and Gabriel Boric (Ind.) as part of the 60th electoral district, which includes the entire Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region. The commune is represented in the Senate by Carlos Bianchi Chelech (Ind.) and Carolina Goic (PDC) as part of the 19th senatorial constituency (Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena Region).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades" (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "Municipality of Río Verde" (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 January 2011. 
  3. ^ a b c d "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). Retrieved 27 January 2010. 
  4. ^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2007-05-05. 
  5. ^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2007-05-05. 

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