Vitacura

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Vitacura
City and Commune
Emblem
Emblem
Map of the Vitacura commune within Greater Santiago
Map of the Vitacura commune within Greater Santiago
CountryChile
RegionSantiago Metro.
ProvinceSantiago
Founded9 March 1981
Government[1] [2]
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRaúl Torrealba Del Pedregal (RN)
Area[3]
 • Total28.3 km2 (10.9 sq mi)
Population (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total81,499
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
 • Urban81,499
 • Rural0
Sex[3]
 • Men35,118
 • Women46,381
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [4])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [5])
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality of Vitacura

Vitacura is a commune and city of Santiago Province, Chile. According to the Chilean census on 2002, Vitacura has an area of 28.3 square kilometres (10.9 sq mi) and 81,499 inhabitants.

History[change | change source]

The name of this city is in honor to the cacique called Vitacura who was collaborator of the Spanish conqueror Pedro de Valdivia.

Gallery[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. (Spanish) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  2. (Spanish) "Municipality of Vitacura". Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 3 December 2010.
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-29.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved 2010-07-29.

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