Temuco

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Temuco
City and Commune
Temuco - mirador Ñielol.jpg
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of Temuco commune in Araucanía Region
Map of Temuco commune in Araucanía Region
Country Chile
Region Araucanía
Province Cautín
Founded 24 February 1881
Government[1][2]
 • Type Municipality
 • Alcalde Miguel Becker Alvear (RN)
Area[3]
 • Total 464 km2 (179 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total 245,347
 • Density 528.8/km2 (1,369.5/sq mi)
 • Urban 232,528
 • Rural 12,819
Sex[3]
 • Men 117,071
 • Women 128,276
Time zone CLT (UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST) CLST (UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 + 45
Website Municipality of Temuco

Temuco is a Chilean city with 245,347 inhabitants (2002 census).

History[change | change source]

The actual Temuco was founded by Manuel Recabarren naming the place like Fuerte Recabarren(Fort Recabarren) during the Occupation of the Araucania on 1881.

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  2. (Spanish) "Municipality of Temuco". Retrieved 7 February 2011. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 13 December 2010. 

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