San Felipe de Aconcagua

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San Felipe de Aconcagua Province
Provincia de San Felipe de Aconcagua
Province
Official seal of San Felipe de Aconcagua Province
Seal
Location in the Valparaíso Region
Location in the Valparaíso Region
San Felipe de Aconcagua Province is located in Chile
San Felipe de Aconcagua Province
San Felipe de Aconcagua Province
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 32°42′S 70°45′W / 32.700°S 70.750°W / -32.700; -70.750Coordinates: 32°42′S 70°45′W / 32.700°S 70.750°W / -32.700; -70.750
Country  Chile
Region  Valparaíso
Capital San Felipe
Communes
Government
 • Type Provincial
 • Governor Jorge Jara Catalán (PDC)
Area[1]
 • Total 2,659.2 km2 (1,026.7 sq mi)
Area rank 3
Population (2012 Census)[1]
 • Total 143,698
 • Rank 5
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
 • Urban 98,925
 • Rural 32,986
Sex[1]
 • Men 65,090
 • Women 66,821
Time zone CLT [2] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST [3] (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 56 + 34
Website Governorate of San Felipe de Aconcagua

San Felipe de Aconcagua Province (Spanish: Provincia de San Felipe de Aconcagua) is one of eight provinces of the central Chilean region of Valparaíso (V). Its capital is the city of San Felipe (pop. 64,126).[1]

Administration[edit]

As a province, San Felipe de Aconcagua is a second-level administrative division, governed by a provincial governor who is appointed by the president.

Communes[edit]

The province comprises six communes (Spanish: comunas), each governed by a municipality consisting of an alcalde and municipal council:

Geography and demography[edit]

The province spans a landlocked area of 2,659.2 km2 (1,027 sq mi), the third largest in the Valparaíso Region. According to the 2002 census, San Felipe de Aconcagua is the fifth most populous province in the region with a population of 131,911. At that time, there were 98,925 people living in urban areas, 32,986 people living in rural areas, 65,090 men and 66,821 women.[1]


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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (Spanish)
  2. ^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 

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