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Pitrufquen

Pitrufquen is a Chilean city and commune in Cautin Province, Araucania Region. The city is located 30 km south of Temuco and lies immediately south of the Tolten River, along Chile Highway 5.

Placilla

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Placilla spans an area of 146.9 km 2 57 sq mi and has 8.078 inhabitants 4.134 men and 3.944 women. Of these, 2.114 26.2% lived in urban areas and 5.964 73.8% in rural areas. The p ...

Portezuelo, Chile

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Portezuelo spans an area of 282.3 km 2 109 sq mi and has 5.470 inhabitants 2.825 men and 2.645 women. Of these, 1.750 32% lived in urban areas and 3.720 68% in rural areas. The po ...

Pozo Almonte

Pozo Almonte is a city and commune of Chile located in the Tamarugal Province, I Region of Tarapaca. It is the capital of this newly created province. The city is located at 52 km from the regions capital, Iquique. It has over 15.000 inhabitants. ...

Primavera, Chile

Primavera is a Chilean commune in Tierra del Fuego Province, Magallanes and Antartica Chilena Region, Chile. It is located on the north of Tierra del Fuego Island. Its main settlement is Cerro Sombrero.

Pumanque

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Pumanque spans an area of 440.9 km 2 170 sq mi and has 3.442 inhabitants 1.793 men and 1.649 women, making the commune an entirely rural area. The population fell by 8.8% 331 pers ...

Punitaqui

On October 15, 1997 the town was nearly demolished by an estimated 7.1 M w earthquake. Damage ranged from as far north as the Antofagasta Region to the southern Araucania Region. Both Santiago and Valparaiso Region lost telephone service and radi ...

Puqueldon

Puqueldon is Chilean commune in Chiloe Archipelago which is part of Chiloe Province and Los Lagos Region. The commune is located on Lemuy Island and consists of eight villages the biggest of which is Puqueldon. Puqueldon was one of the towns to r ...

Putaendo

Before the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors, Putaendo was a very old town of hunters and gatherers. The Spanish were attracted to gold mines discovered in the outskirts of town in the mid 18th century. Little by little, they formed a populati ...

Putre

Putre is a Chilean town and commune, capital of the Parinacota Province in the Arica-Parinacota Region. It is located 130 km east of Arica, at an altitude of 3.500 m. The town is backdropped by Taapaca volcanic complex. Putre is on the edge of th ...

Puyehue, Chile

Puyehue is a commune in Chile located in Osorno Province of Los Lagos Region. It is bordered to the south by Rupanco Lake, to the east by the Andes and Argentina, to the north by Puyehue Lake and to the west by Osorno commune. Cardenal Antonio Sa ...

Queilen

Queilen is a town and commune in the Archipelago of Chiloe in southern Chile. It covers a portion of the southeast of the Greater Island of Chiloe, between the communes of Chonchi, Quellon, Tranqui Island and Acuy Island. For the 2002 census, the ...

Quilaco

Quilaco has two accepted meanings: "Three waters" or "Quila in the water". The town has its roots in the Mapuche and Spanish races, as produced with the arrival of Franciscan missionaries in the 18th century. The town was founded 13 December 1760 ...

Quilleco

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Quilleco spans an area of 1.121.8 km 2 433 sq mi and has 10.428 inhabitants 5.378 men and 5.050 women. Of these, 5.486 52.6% lived in urban areas and 4.942 47.4% in rural areas. B ...

Quillon

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Quillon spans an area of 423 km 2 163 sq mi and has 15.146 inhabitants 7.699 men and 7.447 women. Of these, 7.536 49.8% lived in urban areas and 7.610 50.2% in rural areas. The po ...

Quinchao

The commune of Quinchao includes most of the Quinchao Island sharing its territory with the commune of Curaco de Velez, and it also incorporates nine nearby islands: Alao, Apia, Chaulinec and Cahuache or Caguach, Lin-Lin, Llingua, Meulin, Quenac ...

Quinta de Tilcoco

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Quinta de Tilcoco spans an area of 93.2 km 2 36 sq mi and has 11.380 inhabitants 5.811 men and 5.569 women. Of these, 5.850 51.4% lived in urban areas and 5.530 48.6% in rural are ...

Ranquil

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute Ranquil had 5.683 inhabitants 2.896 men and 2.787 women. Of these, 1.337 23.5% lived in urban areas and 4.346 76.5% in rural areas. The population fell by 11.3% 721 persons between ...

Rauco

Rauco is a Chilean town and commune in Curico Province, Maule Region. It is a mostly rural commune, located 10 km away from the city of Curico. The commune spans an area of 308.6 km 2. In mapudungun, Rauco means "the land of chalky water". The ge ...

Recoleta, Chile

Recoleta is a commune of Chile located in the north of Santiago Province. It belongs to the Santiago Metropolitan Region which is the capital and seat of the executive branch.

Rengo

Rengo is a city and commune located in the Zona Central of Chile, situated in the Cachapoal Province of the OHiggins Region at a distance of 28 km south of the city of Rancagua and 114 km south of the national capital Santiago. It was named after ...

Requinoa

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Requinoa spans an area of 673.3 km 2 260 sq mi and had 22.161 inhabitants 11.378 men and 10.783 women. Of these, 11.167 50.4% lived in urban areas and 10.994 49.6% in rural areas. ...

Rinconada

Rinconada is a city and commune in the Los Andes Province of central Chiles Valparaiso Region. It was created on 18 January 1897 by Federico Errazuriz Echaurren. Since the shrine to house the remains of Saint Teresa of Los Andes was built in the ...

Rio Claro

Rio Claro is a commune of the Talca Province in Chiles Maule Region. The municipal seat is the town of Cumpeo. The Claro River valley is an affluent community.

Rio Hurtado

As a commune, Rio Hurtado 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 2008-2012 alcalde is Gary Valenzuela Rojas. Within the electoral d ...

Rio Ibañez, Chile

Rio Ibañez is a commune in General Carrera Province, Aisen Region, Chile. It is named after Ibañez River, a major tributary of General Carrera Lake. The commune includes the localities of Puerto Ingeniero Ibañez, Villa Cerro Castillo, Bahia Murta ...

Rio Verde, Chile

Rio 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.

Romeral

According to the 2002 census of Population and Housing by the National Statistics Institute, the Romeral commune had 12.707 inhabitants; of these, 3.675 28.9% lived in urban areas and 9.032 71.1% in rural areas. At that time, there were 6.596 men ...

Saavedra, Chile

Saavedra is a commune of Chile in Cautin Province, Araucania Region. The principal community and administrative centre of the commune is the town of Puerto Saavedra. The commune is named after the Chilean soldier General Cornelio Saavedra Rodrigu ...

Sagrada Familia, Chile

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Sagrada Familia spans an area of 548.8 km 2 212 sq mi and has 17.519 inhabitants 9.108 men and 8.411 women. Of these, 5.080 29% lived in urban areas and 12.439 71% in rural areas. ...

San Antonio, Chile

San Antonio is a Chilean city, commune and the capital of the San Antonio Province in the Valparaiso Region. It is the hub of the fishing area that spans the Chilean coast from Rocas de Santo Domingo to Cartagena. Its port is the largest in terms ...

San Carlos, Chile

San Carlos has a mild Mediterranean climate. The summers are hot and mainly dry November to March with temperatures reaching up to 34 °C 93 °F on the months of December, January and February.

San Clemente, Chile

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Clemente spans an area of 4.503.5 km 2 1.739 sq mi and has 37.261 inhabitants 18.988 men and 18.273 women. Of these, 13.398 36% lived in urban areas and 23.863 64% in rural ar ...

San Esteban, Chile

San Esteban is a city and commune in the Los Andes Province of central Chiles Valparaiso Region. The commune spans an area of 1.361.6 km 2.

San Fabian

San Fabian is the westernmost of 21 communes in the Punilla Province of central Chiles. Ñuble Region. The capital is the town of San Fabian de Alico. The commune spans an area of 1.568.3 km 2.

San Gregorio, Chile

San Gregorio is a commune in the far south of Chile. It is part of Magallanes Region and Province, and is administered by the municipality of the same name located in Punta Delgada, the principal town in the commune. The comuna is on the north sh ...

San Ignacio, Chile

San Ignacio is a Chilean town and commune located in the Diguillin Province, Ñuble Region. It spans an area of 363.6 km 2.

San Joaquin

San Joaquin is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. It is part of Greater Santiago.

San Jose de Maipo

San Jose de Maipo is the name of a commune in Chile and the city within it, located in Cordillera Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region, some 48 kilometers south-east of capital Santiago, bordered on the east by Argentina, across the Andes.

San Juan de la Costa

San Juan de la Costa is a commune of Chile, located in the Osorno Province in the Los Lagos Region. The administration is located at the hamlet of Puaucho, 34 km west of Osorno. San Juan de la Costa is known for its large population of indigenous ...

San Nicolas, Chile

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Nicolas spans an area of 490.5 km 2 189 sq mi and has 9.741 inhabitants 5.032 men and 4.709 women. Of these, 3.428 35.2% lived in urban areas and 6.313 64.8% in rural areas. B ...

San Pedro de la Paz

San Pedro de la Paz is a Chilean city and commune located in the Concepcion Province, Biobio Region. It has some 80.447 inhabitants according to the 2002 national census. In 2005, the Pedro Aguirre Cerda avenue, the main avenue in the city, was c ...

San Pedro, Chile

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Pedro spans an area of 787.5 km 2 304 sq mi and has 7.549 inhabitants 4.080 men and 3.469 women, making the commune an entirely rural area. The population grew by 11.9% 803 pe ...

San Rafael, Chile

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Rafael spans an area of 263.5 km 2 102 sq mi and has 7.674 inhabitants 3.903 men and 3.771 women. Of these, 3.482 45.4% lived in urban areas and 4.192 54.6% in rural areas. Th ...

San Ramon, Chile

Population below poverty line: 16.7% 2006 Average annual household income: US$23.878 PPP, 2006 Regional quality of life index: 70.19, mid-low, 42 out of 52 2005 Human Development Index: 0.679, 170 out of 341 2003

San Rosendo

San Rosendo is a Chilean city and commune in Bio Province, Bio Region. The city of San Rosendo lies on the gentle slopes of a hill overlooking the confluence of the rivers Bio and Laja, which respectively bound the city to the west and south. On ...

Santa Barbara, Chile

Santa Barbara is a Chilean city and commune in Bio Province, Bio Region. In 2004 a great portion of its territory was taken off to form the new commune of Alto Bio Bio.

Santa Cruz, Chile

Santa Cruz is a Chilean city and commune, located in the Colchagua valley, in the OHiggins Region, located on the southern shore of the Tinguiririca river, 110 miles from Santiago, Chiles capital city, and 27 miles from San Fernando.

Santa Maria, Chile

According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Santa Maria has 12.813 inhabitants 6.427 men and 6.386 women. Of these, 8.126 63.4% lived in urban areas and 4.687 36.6% in rural areas. The population grew by 10.7% 1.238 persons ...

Santiago (commune)

The Commune of Santiago is the central commune of the Santiago Province, located at the center of the Santiago Metropolitan Region in Chiles Central Zone. Locally, Santiago is usually abbreviated Stgo. It is also called as "Santiago Centro" in or ...