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 in Chile
Location in Chile
Teodoro Schmidt
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 38°59′41.5″S 73°05′21.8″W / 38.994861°S 73.089389°W / -38.994861; -73.089389Coordinates: 38°59′41.5″S 73°05′21.8″W / 38.994861°S 73.089389°W / -38.994861; -73.089389
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 100,000 men and 40,000 women.

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 2016-2021 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 "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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