Estación Central

Estación Central (Spaingie for "central station") is a commune o Chile locatit in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. Thair namesake is the Estación Central railwey station locatit in the commune.

Estación Central
Map o Estación Central commune athin Greater Santiago
Estación Central athin Greater Santiago
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Coordinates (city): 33°28′S 70°42′W / 33.467°S 70.700°W / -33.467; -70.700
RegionSantiago Metro.
 • TeepMunicipality
 • Alcalde(UDI)
 • Total14.1 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total130,394
 • Density9,200/km2 (24,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men63,939
 • Weemen66,455
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality o Estación Central


Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Estación Central spans an aurie o 14.1 km2 (5 sq mi) an haes 130,394 indwallers (63,939 men an 66,455 weemen), makkin the commune an entirely urban aurie. The population fell bi 7.5% (10,502 fowk) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[3] The 2006 population wis projectit tae be 121,282 fowk.[6][nae in citation given]



As a commune, Estación Central is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a municipal cooncil, heidit bi an alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Rodrigo Delgado Mocarquier (UDI).[1][2]

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, Estación Central is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Pepe Auth (PPD) an Mónica Zalaquett (UDI) as pairt o the 20t electoral destrict, which consists entirely o the Santiago commune. The commune is representit in the Senate bi Guido Girardi Lavín (PPD) an Jovino Novoa Vásquez (UDI) as pairt o the 7t senatorial constituency (Santiago-Wast).


  1. a b (in Spaingie) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  2. a b (in Spaingie) "Municipality of Estación Central". Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  3. a b c d (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  6. a b "System of Regional Information". Ministry of Planning of Chile. Retrieved 13 September 2010.
  7. Poverty in the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Ministry of Planning of Chile.
  8. "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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