City and Commune
View from Navidad Hill
View from Navidad Hill
Coat of arms of Tomé
Coat of arms
Location of the Tomé commune in Biobío Region
Location of the Tomé commune in Biobío Region
Tomé is located in Chile
Location of the Tomé commune in Biobío Region
Coordinates (city): 36°37′S 72°57′W / 36°37′S 72°57′W / -36.617; -72.950
Country Chile
Region Biobío
Province Concepción
Founded 1544
Government [1] [2]
 • Type Municipality
 •  Alcalde Ivonne Rivas
Area [3]
 • Total 494.5 km2 (190.9 sq mi)
Elevation 12 m (39 ft)
Population (2012 Census) [3]
 • Total 53,219
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
 •  Urban 45,959
 •  Rural 6,481
Sex [3]
 • Men 25,263
 • Women 27,177
Time zone CLT ( UTC−4)
 • Summer ( DST) CLST ( UTC−3)
Area code(s) 56 + 41
Website Official website (in Spanish)

Tomé is a port city and commune in the Biobío Region of Chile. It is bordered by Coelemu to the north, Ránquil and Florida to the east, Penco to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west. The local economy is based mainly on textile manufacturing and fishing industry.


27 February 2010 quake

The 8.8 magnitude 27 February 2010 earthquake greatly affected Tome, Constitucion, Concepcion, Talcahuano. [4]

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