Puerto Montt

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Puerto Montt
Meli Pulli
City and Commune

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Location of the Puerto Montt commune in Los Lagos Region
Location of the Puerto Montt commune in Los Lagos Region
Coordinates (city): 41°28′S 72°56′W / 41.467°S 72.933°W / -41.467; -72.933Coordinates: 41°28′S 72°56′W / 41.467°S 72.933°W / -41.467; -72.933
Country Chile
Region Los Lagos
Province Llanquihue
Founded as Melipulli
Founded 12 February 1853
Government[1]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Rabindranath Quinteros Lara (PS)
Area[2]
 • Total 1,673 km2 (646 sq mi)
Elevation 14 m (46 ft)
Population (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total 175,938
 • Density 105.16/km2 (272.37/sq mi)
 • Urban 155,895
 • Rural 20,043
Sex[2]
 • Men 87,825
 • Women 88,113
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 +

Puerto Montt is a Chilean city with 175.847 inhabitants (2002 census).

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The actual Puerto Montt was discovered by a thick forest man who founded the city as Melipulli on 1853.

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