Rancagua

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Rancagua, Chile
City and Commune
Map of Rancagua commune in O'Higgins Region
Map of Rancagua commune in O'Higgins Region
Coordinates (city): 34°10′S 70°45′W / 34.167°S 70.75°W / -34.167; -70.75Coordinates: 34°10′S 70°45′W / 34.167°S 70.75°W / -34.167; -70.75
Region O'Higgins Region
Province Cachapoal Province
Foundation October 5, 1743
Government
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Eduardo Soto
Area[1]
 • Total 260.3 km2 (100.5 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[1]
 • Total 214,344
 • Density 823.45/km2 (2,132.7/sq mi)
 • Urban 206,971
 • Rural 7,373
Sex[1]
 • Men 104,879
 • Women 109,465
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 (country) + 72 (city)

Rancagua is a Chilean city with 214.344 inhabitants (2002 census).

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Rancagua was founded by the Spanish José Antonio Manso de Velasco on 1743.

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