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
Coordinates: 38°44′S 72°40′W / 38.733°S 72.667°W / -38.733; -72.667Coordinates: 38°44′S 72°40′W / 38.733°S 72.667°W / -38.733; -72.667
CountryChile
RegionAraucanía
ProvinceCautín
Founded24 February 1881
Government[1][2]
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeMiguel Becker Alvear (RN)
Area[3]
 • Total464 km2 (179 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total245,347
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Urban232,528
 • Rural12,819
Sex[3]
 • Men117,071
 • Women128,276
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Area code(s)56 + 45
WebsiteMunicipality 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.

Other websites[change | change source]