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Panorama of Chillán
Panorama of Chillán
Coat of arms of Chillán
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Location of the Chillán commune in the Ñuble Region
Location of the Chillán commune in the Ñuble Region
Country Chile
Region Ñuble
Province Diguillín
San Bartolomé de Chillán 1580
Founded by Martín Ruiz de Gamboa
 • Type Municipality
 • Total 511.2 km2 (197.4 sq mi)
 (2002 Census)
 • Total 161,953
 • Density 316.81/km2 (820.53/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Rural
Demonym(s) Chillanejo or Chillanense
 • Men 77,007
 • Women 84,946
Time zone UTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−3 (CLST)
Area code(s) country + city = 56 + 42
Website Municipality of Chillán

Chillán is a city and commune of the central south of Chile. It has a population of 161.953 people (2002 census). the city was founded in 1580 as San Bartolomé de Chillán. It is the capital of the Ñuble Region.

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