San Ramón, Chile

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San Ramón
City and Commune
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of San Ramón commune within Greater Santiago
Map of San Ramón commune within Greater Santiago
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
San Ramón
Location in Chile
Coordinates (city): 33°32′S 70°38.5′W / 33.533°S 70.6417°W / -33.533; -70.6417Coordinates: 33°32′S 70°38.5′W / 33.533°S 70.6417°W / -33.533; -70.6417
Country Chile
Region Santiago Metro.
Province Santiago
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Miguel Ángel Aguilera Sanhueza (PS)
 • Total 6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total 94,906
 • Density 15,000/km2 (38,000/sq mi)
 • Urban 94,906
 • Rural 0
 • Men 46,596
 • Women 48,310
Time zone CLT [3] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST [4] (UTC-3)
Area code(s) 56 +
Website Municipality of San Ramón

San Ramón (Spanish for "Saint Ramón") is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region; part of Greater Santiago.


According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Ramón spans an area of 6.5 km2 (3 sq mi) and has 94,906 inhabitants (46,596 men and 48,310 women), making the commune an entirely urban area. The population fell by 5.9% (5,911 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.[2]



As a commune, San Ramón 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 alcalde is Miguel Ángel Aguilera Sanhueza (PS).[1] The communal council has the following members:

  • Mónica Aguilera Sanhueza (PS)
  • Genaro Balladares Schwaner (DC)
  • Claudia Lange Farias (UDI)
  • Sylvia Reyes Terán (DC)
  • Max Pardo Ramirez (PC)
  • Julio Soto Martinez (PRI)
  • Roxana Riquelme Tabach (PS)
  • Manuel Arzola Bustamante (PPD)

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, San Ramón is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mr. Tucapel Jiménez (PPD) and Mr. Iván Moreira (UDI) as part of the 27th electoral district, (together with El Bosque and La Cisterna). The commune is represented in the Senate by Soledad Alvear Valenzuela (PDC) and Pablo Longueira Montes (UDI) as part of the 8th senatorial constituency (Santiago-East).


  1. ^ a b "Municipality of San Ramón" (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 December 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). Retrieved 3 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Chile Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  4. ^ "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 26 September 2010. 
  5. ^ "System of Regional Information". Ministry of Planning of Chile (in Spanish). Retrieved 13 September 2010. 
  6. ^ "Poverty in the Santiago Metropolitan Region" (PDF). Ministry of Planning of Chile (in Spanish). Archived from the original (PDF) on August 24, 2007. 
  7. ^ "The Trajectories of Human Development in the Communes of Chile (1994-2003)" (PDF). Government of Chile, Mideplán. UNDP. Retrieved 13 September 2010. 

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