San Pedro de la Paz

Chilean city and commune

San Pedro de la Paz is a commune and city in Chile. According to the Chilean census in 2002, San Pedro de la Paz has an area of 112.5 square kilometres (43.4 sq mi) and 80,447 inhabitants.

San Pedro de la Paz
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Location of San Pedro de la Paz commune in the Biobío Region
Location of San Pedro de la Paz commune in the Biobío Region
CountryChile
RegionBiobío
ProvinceConcepción
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeAudito Retamal Lazo (Ind.)
Area
 • Total112.5 km2 (43.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[3]
 • Total80,447
 • Density720/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
 • Urban
80,159
 • Rural
288
Sex
 • Men38,571
 • Women41,876
Time zoneUTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (CLST)
Area code(s)56 + 41
WebsiteMunicipality of San Pedro de la Paz

HistoryEdit

It was founded on 1604 by the Spaniard governor Alonso de Ribera but the commune was established on 1995.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. (in Spanish) "Asociación Chilena de Municipalidades". Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  2. (in Spanish) "Municipality of San Pedro de la Paz". Retrieved 23 February 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 (in Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved 13 December 2010.

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