San Pedro de la Paz, Biobío Province, Biobío Region, Chile

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🇨🇱 San Pedro de la Paz is a Chilean city and commune located in the Concepción Province, Biobío Region. In 2005, the Pedro Aguirre Cerda avenue, the main avenue in the city, was completed. Most of the inhabitants of this comuna commute daily to Concepción – either by car, bus or train – over the Biobío River. It is considered to be part of Greater Concepción conurbation.

San Pedro was established during the Conquest of Chile first as fort la Candelaria which was destroyed following the death of Governor Martín García Óñez de Loyola in 1599. It was rebuilt as part of La Frontera by Alonso de Ribera as fort San Pedro de la Paz in 1603. A small settlement grew up around it. During the Chilean War of Independence the town was burned in 1821, by the royalist Juan Manuel Picó on the order of Vicente Benavides during the Battle of San Pedro. The fort was ruined by the 1835 Concepción earthquake.

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Demographics According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Pedro de la Paz spans an area of 112.5 km² (43 sq mi) and has 80,447 inhabitants. Of these, (99.6%) lived in urban areas and (0.4%) in rural areas. The population grew by 18.6% between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.

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Administration As a commune, San Pedro de la Paz is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years.

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, San Pedro de la Paz is represented in the Chamber of Deputies as part of the 44th electoral district, (together with Concepción and Chiguayante). The commune is represented in the Senate as part of the 12th senatorial constituency (Biobío-Cordillera).

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San Pedro de la Paz has a population of over 80,447 people. San Pedro de la Paz also forms one of the centres of the wider Concepción Province which has a population of over 971,285 people. It is also a part of the larger Biobío Region.

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Antipodal to San Pedro de la Paz is: 106.9,36.833

Locations Near: San Pedro de la Paz -73.1,-36.8333

🇨🇱 Concepción -73.05,-36.817 d: 4.8  

🇨🇱 Talcahuano -73.117,-36.717 d: 13.1  

🇨🇱 Chiguayante -73.017,-36.917 d: 11.9  

🇨🇱 Coronel -73.217,-37.017 d: 22.9  

🇨🇱 Chillán -72.117,-36.6 d: 91.4  

🇨🇱 Cauquenes -72.35,-35.967 d: 117.4  

🇨🇱 San Carlos -71.95,-36.417 d: 112.6  

🇨🇱 Angol -72.25,-38.25 d: 174.4  

🇨🇱 Linares -71.6,-35.85 d: 173.2  

🇨🇱 Temuco -72.667,-38.733 d: 214.7  

Antipodal to: San Pedro de la Paz 106.9,36.833

🇨🇳 Qingyang 107.644,35.709 d: 19873.4  

🇨🇳 Wuzhong 106.196,37.985 d: 19872.7  

🇨🇳 Yinchuan 106.225,38.485 d: 19822.1  

🇨🇳 Chengguan 107.603,35.07 d: 19809.1  

🇨🇳 Baoji 107.238,34.363 d: 19738.7  

🇨🇳 Tianshui 105.725,34.582 d: 19743.2  

🇨🇳 Yan'an 109.494,36.65 d: 19783.1  

🇨🇳 Baiyin 104.201,36.549 d: 19772.4  

🇨🇳 Sanyuan 108.933,34.683 d: 19713.8  

🇨🇳 Qindu 108.667,34.3 d: 19691.2  

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