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Florida
Town and Commune
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Flag Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of Florida commune in the Biobío Region
Location of Florida commune in the Biobío Region
Country Chile
Region Biobío
Province Concepción
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area
 • Total 608.6 km2 (235.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2002 Census)
 • Total 10,177
 • Density 16.7220/km2 (43.310/sq mi)
 • Urban
3,875
 • Rural
6,302
Sex
 • Men 5231
 • Women 4946
Time zone UTC-4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-3 (CLST)
Area code(s) 56 +
Website Municipality of Florida
Parque Coyanmahuida
Coyanmahuida, an ecological park near of this city.

Florida is a city and commune in Chile with 10067 inhabitants and an area of 609 square kilometres, all according to the census on 2002. The city is located at 42 kilometres to the eastern of Concepción.

History

The city was founded on 1755 by Antonio de Seravia.

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