Los Ángeles, Chile

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Los Ángeles
City and Commune
Flag
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of the Los Ángeles commune in Bío Bío Region
Map of the Los Ángeles commune in Bío Bío Region
Coordinates (city): 37°28′S 72°21′W / 37.467°S 72.35°W / -37.467; -72.35Coordinates: 37°28′S 72°21′W / 37.467°S 72.35°W / -37.467; -72.35
Country Chile
Region Bío Bío
Province Bío Bío
Founded as Villa de Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles
Founded May 26, 1739
Government[1][2]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Eduardo Borgoño (UDI)
Area[3]
 • Total 1,748.2 km2 (675.0 sq mi)
Elevation 139 m (456 ft)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total 166,556
 • Density 95.2729/km2 (246.756/sq mi)
 • Urban 123,445
 • Rural 43,111
Sex[3]
 • Men 81,863
 • Women 84,693
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Postal code 4440000
Area code(s) 56 + 43

Los Ángeles is a Chilean city and commune. The city is the capital of the Bío Bío Province in the Bío Bío Region. The commune has an area of 1,748.2 km2. According to the INE census of 2002, 32,912 people lived there. The city was founded as Nuestra Señora de Los Ángeles on 1739 by the Spaniard José Antonio Manso de Velasco. Los Ángeles is a major gateway for tourists visiting nearby Laguna del Laja National Park, home to the Antuco volcano.

Climate[change | change source]

Climate data for Los Angeles
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28.9
(84)
28.9
(84)
25.6
(78)
20
(68)
15.6
(60)
12.8
(55)
12.2
(54)
13.3
(56)
15.6
(60)
19.4
(67)
25
(77)
28.3
(83)
20.46
(68.8)
Average low °C (°F) 11.1
(52)
10.6
(51)
9.4
(49)
7.2
(45)
6.1
(43)
4.4
(40)
3.3
(38)
3.9
(39)
4.4
(40)
5.6
(42)
7.8
(46)
10
(50)
6.99
(44.6)
Precipitation mm (inches) 23
(0.9)
15
(0.6)
25
(1)
61
(2.4)
254
(10)
163
(6.4)
163
(6.4)
150
(5.9)
122
(4.8)
38
(1.5)
23
(0.9)
38
(1.5)
1,074
(42.3)
Source: Weatherbase [4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades" (in Spanish). http://www.losangeles.cl/. Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  2. "Municipality of Los Ángeles" (in Spanish). http://www.losangeles.cl/. Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). http://www.ine.cl/canales/chile_estadistico/censos_poblacion_vivienda/censo_pobl_vivi.php. Retrieved 13 December 2010.
  4. "Weatherbase: Historical Weather for Los Angeles, Chile". Weatherbase. 2011. http://www.weatherbase.com/weather/weather.php3?s=30758&refer=wikipedia. Retrieved on November 24, 2011.

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