Cordillera Province (Spaingie: Provincia de Cordillera) is ane o sax provinces in the Santiago Metropolitan Region o central Chile. Its topografie includes a smaw aurie o Chile's central glen, glaciers, rivers, volcanoes, an the Andes range, which forms the border wi Argentinae. The provincial caipital o Puente Alto lees approximately 21 km (13 mi) sooth-sootheast o Santiago.

Cordillera Province

Provincia de Cordillera
Location in the Santiago Metropolitan Region
Location in the Santiago Metropolitan Region
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Coordinates: 33°43′S 70°14′W / 33.717°S 70.233°W / -33.717; -70.233
KintraChile
RegionSantiago Metropolitan Region
CaipitalPuente Alto
CommunesSee airticle
Govrenment
 • TeepProvincial
 • GovrenorAlejandro Fernández Araya (PDC)
Area
 • Total5528.3 km2 (2,134.5 sq mi)
Area rank1
Population
 (2002 Census)[1]
 • Total522,856
 • Rank2
 • Density95/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Urban
511565
 • Landwart
11291
Sex
 • Men256,193
 • Weemen266,663
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [3])
Area code56 + 2
WebsiteGovernorate of Cordillera

AdmeenistrationEedit

As a province, Cordillera is a seicont-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile, govrened bi a provincial govrenor who is appointit bi the preses. On 10 Dizember 2008, preses Michelle Bachelet appointit Alejandro Fernández Araya provincial govrenor.[4]

CommunesEedit

The province comprises three communes, each govrened bi a municipality consistin o an alcalde an municipal council: Pirque, Puente Alto an San José de Maipo.

Geografie an demografieEedit

The provincial aurie is 5,528.3 km2 (2,134 sq mi), makkin it the lairgest province in the region. Accordin tae the 2002 census, Cordillera wis the seicont maist populous province in the region wi a tot population o 522,856. At that time, thare wur 511,565 fowk livin in urban auries, 11,291 livin in landwart auries, 256,193 men, an 266,663 weemen.[1]

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ReferencesEedit

  1. a b c d (in Spaingie) Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas
  2. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  3. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 28 Julie 2010.
  4. (in Spaingie) "Governorate of Cordillera". Retrieved 29 Apryle 2010.

Freemit airtinsEedit

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