Talca

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Talca
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
Coordinates: 35°26′0″S 71°40′0″W / 35.43333°S 71.66667°W / -35.43333; -71.66667Coordinates: 35°26′0″S 71°40′0″W / 35.43333°S 71.66667°W / -35.43333; -71.66667
RegionMaule Region
ProvinceTalca Province
FoundedFebruary 17, 1742
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeJuan Castro Prieto (Independent Democratic Union)
Area
 • Total231.5 km2 (89.4 sq mi)
Population
(2002 Census)[3]
 • Total201,797
 • Density870/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
 • Urban
193,755
 • Rural
8,042
Sex
 • Men96,810
 • Women104,987
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Area code(s)56 (country) + 71 (Talca Province)
WebsiteMunicipality 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.

Gallery[change | change source]

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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