Rancagua

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Rancagua, Chile
City and Commune
Map of Rancagua commune in O'Higgins Region
Map of Rancagua commune in O'Higgins Region
Coordinates (city): 34°10′S 70°45′W / 34.167°S 70.750°W / -34.167; -70.750Coordinates: 34°10′S 70°45′W / 34.167°S 70.750°W / -34.167; -70.750
RegionO'Higgins Region
ProvinceCachapoal Province
FoundationOctober 5, 1743
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeEduardo Soto
Area[1]
 • Total260.3 km2 (100.5 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[1]
 • Total214,344
 • Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
 • Urban206,971
 • Rural7,373
Sex[1]
 • Men104,879
 • Women109,465
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Area code(s)56 (country) + 72 (city)
WebsiteMunicipality of Rancagua

Rancagua is a Chilean city with 214,344 inhabitants (2002 census).

History[change | change source]

Rancagua was founded by the Spanish José Antonio Manso de Velasco on 1743.

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 29 November 2010.

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