Teodoro Schmidt, Chile

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Teodoro Schmidt
Town and Commune
Location of the commune of Teodoro Schmidt in the Araucanía Region
Location of the commune of Teodoro Schmidt in the Araucanía Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Teodoro Schmidt
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 38°58′S 73°03′W / 38.967°S 73.050°W / -38.967; -73.050Coordinates: 38°58′S 73°03′W / 38.967°S 73.050°W / -38.967; -73.050
Country Chile
Region Araucanía
Province Cautín
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Alfredo Waldemar Riquelme Arriagada
 • Town and Commune 649.9 km2 (250.9 sq mi)
Elevation 37 m (121 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[2]
 • Town and Commune 14,536
 • Density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
 • Urban 6,244
 • Rural 92,620
Demonym(s) Teodorino
 • Men 8,136
 • Women 7,368
Time zone CLT[3] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST[4] (UTC-3)
Area code(s) (+56) 45
Website Municipality of Teodoro Schmidt

Teodoro Schmidt is a Chilean town and commune located in Cautín Province, Araucanía Region. Teodoro Schmidt spans a coastal area of 649.9 km2 (251 sq mi).[2]


According to data from the 2002 Census of Population and Housing, Teodoro Schmidt had 15,504 inhabitants; of these, 6,244 (40.3%) lived in urban areas and 9,260 (59.7%) in rural areas. At that time, there were 8,136 men and 7,368 women.[2]


As a commune, Teodoro Schmidt is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a communal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2014-2017 mayor is Alfredo Riquelme Arriagada.

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Teodoro Schmidt belongs to the 51st electoral district and 15th senatorial constituency.


  1. ^ a b "Municipality of Teodoro Schmidt" (in Spanish). Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 

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