Río Hurtado

Río Hurtado
Río Hurtado
Río Hurtado
Comuna de Río Hurtado.svg
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Río Hurtado
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 30°16′S 70°40′W / 30°16′S 70°40′W / -30.267; -70.667
Country Chile
Region Coquimbo
Province Limarí
Government [1]
 • Type Municipality
 •  Alcalde Gary Valenzuela Rojas
Area [2]
 • Total 2,117.2 km2 (817.5 sq mi)
Area rank 3
Elevation 1,332 m (4,370 ft)
Population (2012 Census) [2]
 • Total 4,137
 • Rank 5
 • Density 2.0/km2 (5.1/sq mi)
 •  Urban 0
 •  Rural 4,771
Sex [2]
 • Men 2,445
 • Women 2,326
Time zone CLT [3] ( UTC-4)
 • Summer ( DST) CLST [4] ( UTC-3)
Area code(s) 56 + 53
Website Municipality of Río Hurtado

Río Hurtado is one of five communes in the Limarí Province of Chile's north-central IV Coquimbo Region.


As a commune, Río Hurtado is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Gary Valenzuela Rojas. [1]

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Río Hurtado is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Pedro Velásquez ( Ind.) and Matías Walker ( PDC) as part of the 8th electoral district, (together with Coquimbo and Ovalle). The commune is represented in the Senate by Evelyn Matthei Fornet ( UDI) and Jorge Pizarro Soto ( PDC) as part of the 4th senatorial constituency (Coquimbo Region).

Other Languages
Bân-lâm-gú: Río Hurtado
euskara: Río Hurtado
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italiano: Río Hurtado
lietuvių: Rio Urtadas
português: Río Hurtado
română: Río Hurtado