Los Andes Province, Chile

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Los Andes

Provincia de Los Andes
Official seal of Los Andes
Seal
Location in the Valparaíso Region
Los Andes, in red, in the Valparaíso Region
Los Andes is located in Chile
Los Andes
Los Andes
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 32°51′S 70°21′W / 32.850°S 70.350°W / -32.850; -70.350Coordinates: 32°51′S 70°21′W / 32.850°S 70.350°W / -32.850; -70.350
Country Chile
RegionValparaíso
CapitalLos Andes
ComunasCalle Larga, Los Andes, San Esteban, Rinconada
Government
 • TypeProvincial
 • GovernorAlonso Retamales Campos
Area
 • Total3,054.1 km2 (1,179.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total91,683
 • Density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST)
Area code(s)56 + 34
WebsiteOfficial website

Los Andes Province (Spanish: Provincia de Los Andes) is one of eight provinces of the central Chilean region of Valparaíso (V).

The city of Los Andes is the capital of the province.

Geography[change | change source]

The Los Andes province has an area of 3,054.1 sq mi (7,910 km2), the second largest province in the Valparaíso region after the Petorca province.[2]

Los Andes is a landlocked province (it does not border the ocean) and is bordered on the west and north by the San Felipe de Aconcagua province, on the east by Argentina and on the south by the Santiago Metropolitan region.

Population[change | change source]

As of 2002 (last national census), there were 91,683 people living in the province, giving it a population density of 30.0 inhabitants/km²..[2]

The largest city of the province is Los Andes, its capital, with a population, in 2002, of 60,198 inhabitants.

Administration[change | change source]

As a province, Los Andes is a second-level administrative division, consisting of four communes (comunas). The city of Los Andes serves as the provincial capital. The province is administered by a governor.

Los Andes province
Code Comuna Capital Area[2]
(km²)
Population[2]
(2002)
Density
05301 Los Andes Los Andes 1,248.3 60,198 48.2
05302 Calle Larga Calle Larga 321.7 10,393 32.3
05303 Rinconada Rinconada 122.5 6,692 54.6
05304 San Esteban San Esteban 1,361.6 14,400 10.6
Total of the Los Andes province 3,054.1 91,683 30.0

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Conozca al Gobernador". Gobernación - Provincia de Los Andes (in Spanish). Retrieved 5 September 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 "Región de Valparaíso" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas. Retrieved 5 September 2016.

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