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Provinces of Chile

A province is the second largest administrative division in Chile, after a region. Each region is divided in provinces. Chile has 54 provinces in total. Each province is ruled by a governor (gobernador) designated by the president. The provinces are also divided into communes which are ruled by a municipality.

List of provinces by region

XV - Region of Arica and Parinacota

I - Region of Tarapacá

II - Region of Antofagasta

III - Region of Atacama

IV - Region of Coquimbo

V - Region of Valparaíso

VI - Region of O'Higgins

VII - Region of Maule

VIII - Region of Biobío

IX - Region of Araucanía

  • Province of Cautín
  • Province of Malleco

XIV - Region of Los Ríos

  • Province of Valdivia
  • Province of Ranco

X - Region of Los Lagos

  • Province of Llanquihue
  • Province of Chiloé
  • Province of Osorno
  • Province of Palena

XI - Region of Aisén

  • Province of Coihaique
  • Province of Aisén
  • Province of Capitán Prat
  • Province of General Carrera

XII - Region of Magallanes and the Chilean Antarctic

  • Province of Magallanes
  • Province of Antártica Chilena
  • Tierra del Fuego
  • Province of Última Esperanza.

RM - Metropolitan Region of Santiago

  • Province of Santiago
  • Province of Cordillera
  • Province of Chacabuco
  • Province of Maipo
  • Province of Melipilla
  • Province of Talagante

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