Puerto Varas

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Puerto Varas
City and Commune
View of Puerto Varas with Osorno Volcano and Llanquihue Lake in the background.
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Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of Puerto Varas commune in Los Lagos Region
Location of Puerto Varas commune in Los Lagos Region
Coordinates: 41°19′S 72°59′W / 41.317°S 72.983°W / -41.317; -72.983Coordinates: 41°19′S 72°59′W / 41.317°S 72.983°W / -41.317; -72.983
Country Chile
Region Los Lagos
Province Llanquihue
Founded as Puerto Varas
Founded 12 February 1854
Government[1]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde ALVARO BERGER SCHMIDT (PS)
Area[2]
 • Total 4,064.9 km2 (1,569.5 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total 32,912
 • Density 8.09663/km2 (20.9702/sq mi)
 • Urban 24,309
 • Rural 8,603
Demonym Puertovarino
Sex[2]
 • Men 16,645
 • Women 16,267
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 + 65

Puerto Varas is a city and commune of Chile with 32.912 inhabitants according with the INE census of 2002.

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References[change | edit source]

  1. (Spanish) "Municipality of Puerto Varas". http://www.ptovaras.cl/. Retrieved 1 January 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". http://www.ine.cl/canales/chile_estadistico/censos_poblacion_vivienda/censo_pobl_vivi.php. Retrieved 13 December 2010.

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