|Coordinates (city): Coordinates:|
|• Alcalde||Carmen Gloria Fernández Valenzuela (PDC)|
|• Total||13 km2 (5 sq mi)|
|• Density||8,000/km2 (21,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (CLT )|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (CLST )|
|Area code(s)||56 +|
|Website||Municipality of Quinta Normal|
According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Quinta Normal spans an area of 13 km2 (5 sq mi) and has 104,012 inhabitants (50,509 men and 53,503 women), making the commune an entirely urban area. The population fell by 10.6% (12337 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.
As a commune, Quinta Normal is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2012-2016 alcalde is Carmen Gloria Fernández Valenzuela (PDC). The communal council has the following members:
- Karina Delfino Mussa (PS)
- Pablo García Ramírez (PPD)
- Luis Díaz Espinoza (PC)
- Katherine Martorell Awad (RN)
- Javier Lagos Rosales (PDC)
- Francisco Duarte Díaz (PDC)
- Elizabet Rudzajs Corbalán (UDI)
- Lorenzo Mora Moraga (UDI)
Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Quinta Normal is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Nicolás Monckeberg (RN) and Cristina Girardi (PPD) as part of the 18th electoral district, (together with Cerro Navia and Lo Prado). The commune is represented in the Senate by Guido Girardi Lavín (PPD) and Andrés Allamand (RN) as part of the 7th senatorial constituency (Santiago-West).
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