Province of Concepción, Chile

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Concepción Province

Provincia de Concepción
Location in the Biobío Region
Location in the Biobío Region
Coordinates: 36°58′S 72°56′W / 36.967°S 72.933°W / -36.967; -72.933Coordinates: 36°58′S 72°56′W / 36.967°S 72.933°W / -36.967; -72.933
CountryChile
RegionBiobío
CapitalConcepción
Boroughs
Government
 • TypeProvincial
 • GovernorEric Aedo Jeldres
Area
 • Total3,439.3 km2 (1,327.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[1]
 • Total912,889
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
 • Urban
879,854
 • Rural
33,035
Sex
 • Men441,953
 • Women470,936
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [3])
Area code(s)56 + 41
WebsiteGovernment of Concepción (Spanish)

The Province of Concepción (Spanish: Provincia de Concepción) is one of the 4 provinces in the Biobío Region, with capital based in Concepción, part of the Greater Concepción conurbation.

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References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (Spanish) "Territorial division of Chile" (PDF). National Statistics Institute. 2007. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  2. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  3. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 28 May 2012.