Provincia de Valdivia
|Province of Chile|
|• Governor||Patricia Morano Büchner|
|• Total||10,197.2 km2 (3,937.2 sq mi)|
|Population (2002 Census)|
|• Density||25/km2 (66/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CLT (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||CLST (UTC-3)|
|Website||Government of Valdivia|
Geography[change | change source]
The main river in the province is the Valdivia river.
Climate[change | change source]
The average temperature for the year in Valdivia is 12.3 °C (54.1 °F). The warmest month, on average, is January with an average temperature of 17 °C (63 °F). The coolest month on average is July, with an average temperature of 8 °C (46 °F).
The average amount of precipitation for the year in Valdivia is 2,489 mm (98.0 in). The month with the most precipitation on average is June with 414 mm (16.3 in) of precipitation. The month with the least precipitation on average is January with an average of 65 mm (2.6 in).
Population[change | change source]
As of 2002[update] (last national census), there were 259,243 people living in the province, giving it a population density of 25.4 inhabitants/km². The urban population was 192,066 persons ( 74% of the total population).
The largest city of the province, in 2002, is its capital, Valdivia, with 127,750 inhabitants.
Administration[change | change source]
As a province, Valdivia is a second-level administrative division, consisting of 8 communes (comunas). The city of Valdivia serves as the provincial capital. The province is administered by a governor.
|14104||Los Lagos||Los Lagos||1,791.2||20,168||11.3|
|Total of Valdivia province||10,197.2||259,243||25.4|