Cauquenes Province facts for kids
Provincia de Cauquenes
|Province of Chile|
|• Total||3,027.2 km2 (1,168.8 sq mi)|
|Population (2002 Census)|
|• Density||18.8584/km2 (48.8429/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CLT (UTC-4)|
|• Summer (DST)||CLST (UTC-3)|
The Cauquenes province has an area of 3,027.2 sq mi (7,840 km2), the smallest province in the Maule region. The provincial capital, Cauquenes, is about 370 km (230 mi) southwest of Santiago.
|Pacific Ocean||Linares province|
|Ñuble province (Bío Bío region)|
As of 2002[update] (last national census), there were 57,088 people living in the province, giving it a population density of 18.9 inhabitants/km². The urban population was 38,660 persons (68% of the total).
The largest city of the province is Cauquenes, its capital, with a population, in 2002, of 30,771.
As a province, Cauquenes is a second-level administrative division, consisting of 8 communes (comunas). The city of Cauquenes serves as the provincial capital. The province is administered by a governor.
|Total of the Cauquenes province||3,027.2||57,088||18.9|
San Alfonso church, Cauquenes
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