Quinta Normal is a commune o Chile locatit in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. It is namit efter a lairge pairk in the aurie.

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Map o Quinta Normal commune athin Greater Santiago
Map o Quinta Normal commune athin Greater Santiago
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Coordinates (city): 33°25.7′S 70°42′W / 33.4283°S 70.700°W / -33.4283; -70.700
RegionSantiago Metro.
 • TeepMunicipality
 • AlcaldeManuel Fernández Araya (PDC)
 • Total13 km2 (5 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total104,012
 • Density8,000/km2 (21,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Landwart
 • Men50,509
 • Weemen53,503
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality of Quinta Normal


Accordin tae the 2002 census o the Naitional Statistics Institute, Quinta Normal spans an aurie o 13 km2 (5 sq mi) an haes 104,012 inhabitants (50,509 men an 53,503 weemen), makkin the commune an entirely urban aurie. The population fell bi 10.6% (12337 persons) atween the 1992 an 2002 censuses.[3]


  • Population: 95,597 (2006 projection)[6]
  • Average annual household income: US$17,919 (PPP, 2006)[6][deid airtin]
  • Population belaw poverty line: 10.8% (2006)[7]
  • Regional quality o life index: 77.01, mid-heich, 19 oot o 52 (2005)
  • Human Development Index: 0.723, 87 oot o 341 (2003)[8]


As a commune, Quinta Normal 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 Manuel Fernández Araya (PDC).[1][2]

Athin the electoral diveesions of Chile, Quinta Normal is representit in the Chamber o Deputies bi Nicolás Monckeberg (RN) an Cristina Girardi (PPD) as pairt o the 18t electoral destrict, (thegither wi Cerro Navia an Lo Prado). 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 Quinta Normal". Retrieved 27 Januar 2011.
  3. a b c d (in Spaingie) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 26 September 2010.
  6. a b Sistema de Información Regional, Ministry of Planning of Chile.[deid airtin]
  7. Poverty in the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Ministry of Planning of Chile.[deid airtin]
  8. "Las Trayectorias del Desarrollo Humano en las Comunas de Chile (1994-2003)." UNDP, Gobierno de Chile, Mideplán

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