Florida, Chile

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Florida
Skyline of Florida
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of Florida commune in the Biobío Region
Location of Florida commune in the Biobío Region
Coordinates: 36°49′S 72°40′W / 36.817°S 72.667°W / -36.817; -72.667Coordinates: 36°49′S 72°40′W / 36.817°S 72.667°W / -36.817; -72.667
CountryChile
RegionBiobío
ProvinceConcepción
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeJuan Vergara Reyes
Area
 • Total608.6 km2 (235.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total10,177
 • Density17/km2 (43/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,875
 • Rural
6,302
Sex
 • Men5231
 • Women4946
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [4])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality of Florida
Coyanmahuida, an ecological park near of this city.

Florida is a city and commune in Chile with 10067 inhabitants and an area of 609 square kilometres, all according to the census on 2002. The city is located at 42 kilometres to the eastern of Concepción.

History[change | change source]

The city was founded on 1755 by Antonio de Seravia.

References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) "Municipality of Florida". Retrieved 21 August 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 21 August 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-08-21.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-08-21.

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