Vitacura

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Vitacura
Emblem
Map of the Vitacura commune within Greater Santiago
Map of the Vitacura commune within Greater Santiago
Coordinates (city): 33°23′00″S 70°34′30″W / 33.38333°S 70.57500°W / -33.38333; -70.57500Coordinates: 33°23′00″S 70°34′30″W / 33.38333°S 70.57500°W / -33.38333; -70.57500
CountryChile
RegionSantiago Metro.
ProvinceSantiago
Founded9 March 1981
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeRaúl Torrealba Del Pedregal (RN)
Area
 • Total28.3 km2 (10.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total81,499
 • Density2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
 • Urban
81,499
 • Rural
0
Sex
 • 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.

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References[change | change source]

  1. "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 27 January 2011. (in Spanish)
  2. "Municipality of Vitacura". Retrieved 27 January 2011.(in Spanish)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 3 December 2010. (in Spanish)
  4. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 2007-09-11. Retrieved 2010-07-29.
  5. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 2007-09-11. Retrieved 2010-07-29.

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