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Coyhaique

capital city of both the Coihaique Province and the Aysén Region of Chile
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Coyhaique is a Chilean city with 50.041 inhabitants (2002 census).

Coihaique

Coyhaique
Panoramic view of the city
Panoramic view of the city
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of the Coihaique commune in Los Aisén Region
Location of the Coihaique commune in Aisén Region
Coordinates (city): 45°34′S 72°4′W / 45.567°S 72.067°W / -45.567; -72.067Coordinates: 45°34′S 72°4′W / 45.567°S 72.067°W / -45.567; -72.067
CountryChile
RegionAisén
ProvinceCoihaique
Founded asBaquedano
Founded1929
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeOmar Muñoz Sierra (UDI)
Area
 • Total7,290.2 km2 (2,814.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total50,041
 • Density6.9/km2 (18/sq mi)
 • Urban
44,850
 • Rural
5,191
Demonym(s)Coyhaiquino
Sex
 • Men25,453
 • Women24,588
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Area code(s)56 +
WebsiteMunicipality of Coihaique

HistoryEdit

Coyhaique was founded like Baquedano on 1929.

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. (Spanish) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  2. (Spanish) "Municipality of Coihaique". Retrieved 27 January 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 8 September 2010.

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