Quillota Province

Quillota Province

Provincia de Quillota
Official seal of Quillota Province
Seal
Location in the Valparaíso Region
Location in the Valparaíso Region
Quillota Province is located in Chile
Quillota Province
Quillota Province
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 32°52′S 71°14′W / 32°52′S 71°14′W / -32.867; -71.233Valparaíso
CapitalQuillota
Communes
Government
 • TypeProvincial
 • GovernorJorge Genaro Ebner Paredes (UDI)
Area
 • Total1,113.1 km2 (429.8 sq mi)
Area rank7
Population
 (2012 Census)[1]
 • Total190,525
 • Rank3
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
 • Urban
151,366
 • Rural
24,551
Sex
 • Men86,620
 • Women89,297
Time zoneUTC-4 (CLT [2])
 • Summer (DST)UTC-3 (CLST [3])
Governorate of Quillota

Quillota Province (Spanish: Provincia de Quillota) is one of eight provinces of the central Chilean region of Valparaíso (V). Its capital is the city of Quillota (pop. 75,916).[1]

Administration

As a province, Quillota is a second-level administrative division, governed by a provincial governor who is appointed by the president.

Communes

The province comprises five communes (Spanish: comunas), each governed by a municipality consisting of an alcalde and municipal council:

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