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Viña del Mar is a Chilean city and commune with 286.931 inhabitants (2002 census). It was created in 1878.

Viña del Mar
The Clock of Viña del Mar.
The Clock of Viña del Mar.
Flag
Flag
Coat of arms of Viña del Mar
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Ciudad Jardín (Garden City)
Map of the Viña del Mar commune in Valparaíso Region
Map of the Viña del Mar commune in Valparaíso Region
Coordinates (city): 33°0′S 71°31′W / 33.000°S 71.517°W / -33.000; -71.517Coordinates: 33°0′S 71°31′W / 33.000°S 71.517°W / -33.000; -71.517
CountryChile
RegionValparaíso
ProvinceValparaíso
Viña del MarMay 31, 1878
Government
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeVirginia Reginato Bozzo (UDI)
Area
 • Total121.6 km2 (47.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)[2]
 • Total286,931
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
 • Urban
286,931
 • Rural
0
Sex
 • Men136,318
 • Women150,613
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT[3])
 • Summer (DST)CLST[4]
WebsiteMunicipality of Viña del Mar

ReferencesEdit

  1. (Spanish) "Municipality of Viña del Mar". Retrieved November 15, 2010.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 (Spanish) "National Statistics Institute". Retrieved August 10, 2010.
  3. "Chile Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved July 26, 2010.
  4. "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Retrieved July 26, 2010.

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