Teodoro Schmidt, Chile

Teodoro Schmidt is a Chilean town and commune located in Cautín Province, Araucanía Region. Teodoro Schmidt spans a coastal area of 649.9 km2 (251 sq mi).[2]

Teodoro Schmidt
Location of the commune of Teodoro Schmidt in the Araucanía Region
Location of the commune of Teodoro Schmidt in the Araucanía Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Teodoro Schmidt
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 38°58′S 73°03′W / 38.967°S 73.050°W / -38.967; -73.050Coordinates: 38°58′S 73°03′W / 38.967°S 73.050°W / -38.967; -73.050
CountryChile
RegionAraucanía
ProvinceCautín
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeAlfredo Waldemar Riquelme Arriagada
Area
 • Town and Commune649.9 km2 (250.9 sq mi)
Elevation
37 m (121 ft)
Population
 (2017 Census)[2]
 • Town and Commune15,045
 • Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
 • Urban
6,244
 • Rural
92,620
Demonym(s)Teodorino
Sex
 • Men8,136
 • Women7,368
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT[3])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST[4])
Area code(s)(+56) 45
WebsiteMunicipality of Teodoro Schmidt

DemographicsEdit

According to data from the 2002 Census of Population and Housing, Teodoro Schmidt had 15,504 inhabitants; of these, 6,244 (40.3%) lived in urban areas and 9,260 (59.7%) in rural areas. At that time, there were 8,136 men and 7,368 women.[2]

AdministrationEdit

As a commune, Teodoro Schmidt is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a communal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2014-2017 mayor is Alfredo Riquelme Arriagada.

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Teodoro Schmidt belongs to the 51st electoral district and 15th senatorial constituency.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Municipality of Teodoro Schmidt" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on 17 April 2010. Retrieved 28 July 2010.
  2. ^ a b c d e "National Statistics Institute" (in Spanish). Retrieved 1 May 2010.
  3. ^ "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 2010-07-13. Retrieved 2010-07-28.
  4. ^ "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 2007-09-11. Retrieved 2010-07-28.

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