Provincia de Chañaral
Diego de Almagro
|• Governor||Ignacio Urcullú Clement-Lund (EVOP)|
|• Total||24,436.2 km2 (9,434.9 sq mi)|
|• Density||1.2/km2 (3.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (CLT )|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (CLST )|
|Area code(s)||56 + 52|
|Website||Government of Chañaral|
Geography and demographyEdit
According to the 2012 census by the National Statistics Institute (INE), the province spans an area of 24,436.2 km2 (9,435 sq mi) and had a population of 28,874 inhabitants, giving it a population density of 1.3/km2 (3/sq mi). Between the 1992 and 2002 censuses, the population fell by 22.5% (9,319 persons).
As a province, Chañaral is a second-level administrative division of Chile, which is further divided into two communes (comunas): Chañaral and Diego de Almagro. The province is administered by a presidentially appointed governor. Tomás Villavicencio Pizarro was appointed by president Sebastián Piñera. Ignacio Urcullú Clement-Lund was appointed by Piñera during his second term.
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