Puerto Montt

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Puerto Montt
Meli Pulli
City and Commune
Flag of Puerto Montt
Flag
Coat of arms of Puerto Montt
Coat of arms
Location of the Puerto Montt commune in Los Lagos Region
Location of the Puerto Montt commune in Los Lagos Region
Coordinates (city): 41°28′S 72°56′W / 41.467°S 72.933°W / -41.467; -72.933Coordinates: 41°28′S 72°56′W / 41.467°S 72.933°W / -41.467; -72.933
CountryChile
RegionLos Lagos
ProvinceLlanquihue
Founded asMelipulli
Founded12 February 1853
Government[1]
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRabindranath Quinteros Lara (PS)
Area[2]
 • Total1,673 km2 (646 sq mi)
Elevation14 m (46 ft)
Population (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total175,938
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • Urban155,895
 • Rural20,043
Sex[2]
 • Men87,825
 • Women88,113
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality of Puerto Montt

Puerto Montt is a Chilean city with 175,847 inhabitants (2002 census).

History[change | change source]

The actual Puerto Montt was discovered by a thick forest man who founded the city as Melipulli on 1853.

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) "Municipality of Puerto Montt". Retrieved 1 January 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 13 December 2010.

Other websites[change | change source]