Talca

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Talca
City and Commune
Downtown as seen from Cerro La Virgen.
Downtown as seen from Cerro La Virgen.
Coat of arms of Talca
Coat of arms
Location of Talca commune in Maule Region
Location of Talca commune in Maule Region
Region Maule Region
Province Talca Province
Founded February 17, 1742
Government[1][2]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Juan Castro Prieto (Independent Democratic Union)
Area[3]
 • Total 231.5 km2 (89.4 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total 201,797
 • Density 871.69/km2 (2,257.7/sq mi)
 • Urban 193,755
 • Rural 8,042
Sex[3]
 • Men 96,810
 • Women 104,987
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 (country) + 71 (Talca Province)
Website Municipality of Talca

Talca is a Chilean city with 201.797 inhabitants (2002 census).

History[change | change source]

Talca was founded like Villa San Agustín de Talca by the Spanish José Antonio Manso de Velasco on 1881.

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References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) "Municipality of Talca". Retrieved 22 January 2010. 
  2. (Spanish) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 22 January 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 28 July 2010. 

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