Talca

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Talca
City and Commune
Downtown as seen from Cerro La Virgen.

Coat of arms
Location of Talca commune in Maule Region
Location of Talca commune in Maule Region
Coordinates: 35°26′0″S 71°40′0″W / 35.433333°S 71.666667°W / -35.433333; -71.666667Coordinates: 35°26′0″S 71°40′0″W / 35.433333°S 71.666667°W / -35.433333; -71.666667
Region Maule Region
Province Talca Province
Founded February 17, 1742
Government[1][2]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Juan Castro Prieto (Independent Democratic Union)
Area[3]
 • Total 231.5 km2 (89.4 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total 201,797
 • Density 871.69/km2 (2,257.7/sq mi)
 • Urban 193,755
 • Rural 8,042
Sex[3]
 • Men 96,810
 • Women 104,987
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 (country) + 71 (Talca Province)

Talca is a Chilean city with 201.797 inhabitants (2002 census).

History[change | change source]

Talca was founded like Villa San Agustín de Talca by the Spanish José Antonio Manso de Velasco on 1881.

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