Marga Marga Province


Marga Marga Province
Marga Marga Province
Provincia de Marga Marga
—  Province  —
Location in the Valparaíso Region
Location in the Valparaíso Region
Marga Marga Province is located in Chile
Marga Marga Province
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 33°01′S 71°17′W / 33.017°S 71.283°W / -33.017; -71.283Coordinates: 33°01′S 71°17′W / 33.017°S 71.283°W / -33.017; -71.283
Country Chile
Region Valparaíso
Capital Quilpué
Communes
Government
 - Type Provincial
 - Governor
Area[1]
 - Total 1,159.0 km2 (447.5 sq mi)
Area rank 6
Population (2002 Census)[1]
 - Total 277,525
 - Rank 2
 - Density 239.5/km2 (620.2/sq mi)
 - Urban 267,022
 - Rural 10,503
Sex[1]
 - Men 133,605
 - Women 143,920
Time zone CLT [2] (UTC-4)
 - Summer (DST) CLST [3] (UTC-3)
Area code(s) +56-32 (Quilpué and Villa Alemana)
+56-33 (Limache y Olmué)
Website Governorate of Marga Marga

Marga Marga Province (Spanish: Provincia de Marga Marga) is one of the eight provinces in the central Chilean region of Valparaíso (V). Its capital is the city of Quilpué.

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History

The province was created by Law 20,368 on August 25, 2009 and it became operative on March 11, 2010. This law incorporated two communes (comunas) from Valparaíso Province to the south, Quilpué and Villa Alemana, together with two communes from Quillota Province to the north, Limache and Olmué, to form the new province.

Administration

As a province, Marga Marga is a second-level administrative division, governed by a provincial governor who is appointed by the president.

Communes

The province comprises four communes, each governed by a municipality consisting of an alcalde and municipal council:

Geography and demography

The province spans a landlocked area of 1,159.0 km2 (447 sq mi), making it the sixth largest of Valaparíso Region's eight provinces. According to the 2002 census, which was conducted before the province came into law, the sum of Marga Marga's communes was 277,525 persons, making it the second most populous province in the region after Valparaíso Province. At that time, there were 267,022 people living in urban areas, 10,503 people living in rural areas, 133,605 men and 143,920 women.

References

  1. ^ a b c (Spanish)"Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas". http://www.ine.cl/canales/chile_estadistico/censos_poblacion_vivienda/censo_pobl_vivi.php. Retrieved 3 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. http://www.world-time-zones.org/zones/chile-time.htm. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. http://www.world-time-zones.org/zones/chile-summer-time.htm. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 

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