Maule, Chile

Maule
Town and Commune
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Location of the Maule commune in the Maule Region
Location of the Maule commune in the Maule Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Maule
Location in Chile
Coordinates (town): 35°32′S 71°42′W / 35°32′S 71°42′W / -35.533; -71.700
CountryChile
RegionMaule
ProvinceTalca
Peumo30 December 1927
Government[1][2]
 • TypeMunicipality
 • AlcaldeIván Riveros Cerda (ILE)
Area[3]
 • Total238.2 km2 (92.0 sq mi)
Elevation107 m (351 ft)
Population (2012 Census)[3]
 • Total38,270
 • Density160/km2 (420/sq mi)
 • Urban6,739
 • Rural10,098
Demonym(s)Maulino
Sex[3]
 • Men8,691
 • Women8,146
Time zoneCLT [4] (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST)CLST [5] (UTC-3)
Area code(s)56 + 71
WebsiteMunicipality of Maule

Maule is a town and commune in Talca Province in central Chile's Maule Region. It takes its name from the Mapudungun words for "valley" (mau) and "rainy" (len).[2]

Geography

The town of Maule lies near the Maule River. The Maule commune spans an area of 238.2 km2 (92 sq mi).[3]

Other Languages
Bân-lâm-gú: Maule (Chile)
español: Maule (comuna)
euskara: Maule (Txile)
français: Maule (Chili)
한국어: 마울레
italiano: Maule (Cile)
Nederlands: Maule (Chili)
português: Maule (Chile)
română: Maule, Chile
русский: Мауле (Чили)