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La Serena
Flag
Flag
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
La Serena's urban hinterland
La Serena's urban hinterland
Country Chile
Region Coquimbo
Province Elqui
Founded 1544
Area
 • Total 1,892.8 km2 (730.8 sq mi)
Elevation
28 m (92 ft)
Population
 (2002 Census)
 • Total 160,148
 • Density 84.6090/km2 (219.136/sq mi)
 • Urban
147,815
 • Rural
12,333
Sex
 • Men 77,385
 • Women 82,763
Time zone UTC−4 (CLT)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−3 (CLST)
Postal code
1700000
Website Official website (in Spanish)

La Serena is a Chilean city, the capital of the Coquimbo Region and the Elqui Province. In the INE 2002 census, the city had 160,148 people.


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