Salamanca, Chile

Salamanca, Chile Collage.jpg
Coat of arms
Coat of arms
Map of Salamanca in the Coquimbo Region
Map of Salamanca in the Coquimbo Region
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Location in Chile
Coordinates: 31°46′S 70°58′W / 31°46′S 70°58′W / -31.767; -70.967UTC−3 (CLST)
Municipality of Salamanca

Salamanca is a Chilean city and commune in Choapa Province, Coquimbo Region. It is located 30 km (19 mi) east of Illapel, the province's administrative center, and 316 km (196 mi) north of Santiago, Chile. It is normally accessed from Los Vilos, which lies next to the Panamerican Highway, and connects the city to the rest of the country.

Salamanca sits on the north bank of the Choapa River and within the Choapa valley. It was officially founded in 1844 by Joaquín de Ceballo, governor of Illapel.

It is served by Las Brujas Airport.


Historical Review
Matilde Salamanca

The city of Salamanca was founded on November 29, 1844, by the Acting Governor of Illapel Joaquin Ceballos, By resolution of the Board of Hospitals Santiago, in the grounds of the Hacienda Choapa, at that time owned by the charity. The estate was owned by Matilde Salamanca, whose property by testamentary disposition became initially administered by the Church (1820) and then by decree of the Supreme Director Bernardo O'Higgins, Dated September 1, 1821, delivered to the public welfare. It was located on the north bank of the Choapa river, Next to an ancient Indian seat which formed part of the "Commit Choapa" And stood at the place now known as Chalinga. By 1897 Salamanca already had 2,000 inhabitants, while Chalinga 367 recorded documents that date, which is described as a small village whose plant comprises 48 blocks divided by straight streets "regular width." Church already had, Telegraph Office and Civil Registration and Municipality seat constituted with jurisdiction over subdivisions in Peralillo Cerro Chico and Salamanca.

Of the many farms that were part of the Choapa Making, some were parceled under the Homestead Act of 1928. however, in 1959 when the Agrarian Reform Corporation does not acquire the National Health Service (legal successor of the Public Welfare), the estates that formed the Hacienda Choapa, they still amounted to 253,000 has, Of which. Just over 8,000 acres were irrigated.

In the late sixties as a result of the CORA program, a program of concentration of rural population Choapa Valley holds in villages that are located on both banks of the river of the same name, setting urban areas in 1982.

Other Languages
Akan: Salamanca
Alemannisch: Salamanca (Chile)
Ænglisc: Salamanca
ܐܪܡܝܐ: ܣܐܠܐܡܐܢܩܐ
arpetan: Salamanca
azərbaycanca: Salamanka (Çili)
Bân-lâm-gú: Salamanca (Chile)
башҡортса: Саламанка (Чили)
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Саляманка (Чылі)
Bikol Central: Salamanca (Chile)
български: Саламанка (Чили)
Boarisch: Salamanca
furlan: Salamanca
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Salamanca (Chile)
हिन्दी: सलामांका
Kreyòl ayisyen: Salamanca
Lëtzebuergesch: Salamanca (Chile)
മലയാളം: സലമന്ചാ
Nederlands: Salamanca (Chili)
oʻzbekcha/ўзбекча: Salamanca
português: Salamanca (Chile)
rumantsch: Salamanca
Runa Simi: Shalamanca
සිංහල: සළමන්ක
slovenščina: Salamanca, Čile
ślůnski: Salamanca
српски / srpski: Саламанка (Чиле)
українська: Саламанка (Чилі)
Tiếng Việt: Salamanca (Chile)
Yorùbá: Salamanca
žemaitėška: Salamanka (Čilė)