Pirque is a commune o Chile in Cordillera Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region; it is locatit 2.8 kilometres SE o Puente Alto an 21.3 kilometres SSE o the centre o Santiago. It is situatit in a muntain chain.

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Coordinates (city): 33°38′S 70°33′W / 33.633°S 70.550°W / -33.633; -70.550
RegionSantiago Metro.
 • TeepMunicipality
 • Total445.3 km2 (171.9 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[1]
 • Total16,565
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men8,384
 • Weemen8,181
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT[2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST[3])
Area code(s)56 +
Websitehttp://www.portalpirque.cl Portal Pirque


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Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Pirque spans a aurie o 445.3 km2 (172 sq mi) an haes 16,565 inhabitants (8,384 men an 8,181 weemen). O these, 9,651 (58.3%) livit in urban auries an 6,914 (41.7%) in landwart auries. The population grew bi 45.7% (5,197 bodies) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[1]


  • Population: 20,518 (2006 projection)[4]
  • Average annual hoosehauld income: US$21,537 (PPP, 2006)[4][deid airtin]
  • Population belaw poverty line: 9.1% (2006)[5]


As a commune, Pirque is a third-level admeenistrative diveesion o Chile admeenistered bi a municipal cooncil, heidit bi an alcalde who is directly electit ivery fower years.

Athin the electoral diveesions o Chile, Pirque is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Mr. Osvaldo Andrade (PS) an Mr. Leopoldo Pérez (RN) as pairt o the 29t electoral destrict, (thegither wi Puente Alto, San José de Maipo an La Pintana). The commune is representit in the Senate bi Soledad Alvear Valenzuela (PDC) an Ena von Baer (UDI) as pairt o the 8t senatorial constituency (Santiago-East).


  1. a b c d (in Spaingie)"National Statistics Institute".
  2. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org.
  3. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org.
  4. a b Sistema de Información Regional, Ministry of Planning of Chile.[deid airtin]
  5. Poverty in the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Ministry of Planning of Chile.[deid airtin]

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