Province of Concepción, Chile

province in Bío Bío Region, Chile
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The Province of Concepción (Spanish: Provincia de Concepción) is one of the 4 provinces in the Biobío Region, with capital based in Concepción, part of the Greater Concepción conurbation.

Concepción Province
Provincia de Concepción
Location in the Biobío Region
Location in the Biobío Region
Coordinates: 36°58′S 72°56′W / 36.967°S 72.933°W / -36.967; -72.933Coordinates: 36°58′S 72°56′W / 36.967°S 72.933°W / -36.967; -72.933
CountryChile
RegionBiobío
CapitalConcepción
Boroughs
Government
 • TypeProvincial
 • GovernorEric Aedo Jeldres
Area
 • Total3,439.3 km2 (1,327.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[1]
 • Total912,889
 • Density270/km2 (690/sq mi)
 • Urban
879,854
 • Rural
33,035
Sex
 • Men441,953
 • Women470,936
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [3])
Area code(s)56 + 41
WebsiteGovernment of Concepción (in Spanish)

AdministrationEdit

CommunesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (in Spanish) "Territorial division of Chile" (PDF). National Statistics Institute. 2007. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  2. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 13 July 2010. Retrieved 28 May 2012.
  3. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 28 May 2012.