Temuco

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Temuco
City and Commune
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of Temuco commune in Araucanía Region
Map of Temuco commune in Araucanía Region
Coordinates: 38°44′S 72°40′W / 38.733°S 72.667°W / -38.733; -72.667Coordinates: 38°44′S 72°40′W / 38.733°S 72.667°W / -38.733; -72.667
Country Chile
Region Araucanía
Province Cautín
Founded 24 February 1881
Government[1][2]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Miguel Becker Alvear (RN)
Area[3]
 • Total 464 km2 (179 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total 245,347
 • Density 528.8/km2 (1,369.5/sq mi)
 • Urban 232,528
 • Rural 12,819
Sex[3]
 • Men 117,071
 • Women 128,276
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 + 45

Temuco is a Chilean city with 245.347 inhabitants (2002 census).

History[change | edit source]

The actual Temuco was founded by Manuel Recabarren naming the place like Fuerte Recabarren(Fort Recabarren) during the Occupation of the Araucania on 1881.

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