Provincia de Diguillín
Location in the Ñuble Region
|Communes||List of 9|
|• Governor||Paola Becker Villa (National Renewal)|
|• Total||5,229.3 km2 (2,019.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||61.42/km2 (159.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC−4 (CLT)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC−3 (CLST)|
The Diguillín Province is the biggest of the three provinces of the Ñuble Region.
Chillán It is the capital city of the Ñuble Region in the Diguillín Province of Chile located about 400 km (249 mi) south of the country's capital, Santiago, near the geographical center of the country. It is the capital of the new Ñuble Region since 6 September 2015. Within the city are a railway station, an inter-city bus terminal, an agricultural extension of the University of Concepción, and a regimental military base. The city includes a modern-style enclosed shopping mall in addition to the multi-block open-air street market where fruits, vegetables, crafts and clothing are sold. The nearby mountains are a popular skiing destination.
The Biobío Region, is one of Chile's sixteen first-order administrative divisions. With a population of 1.5 million people, it is divided into three provinces: Arauco, Biobío and Concepción. In the Bio Bio, Concepción is the capital and largest city. Other important cities include Coronel, Hualpén, Los Ángeles, and Talcahuano.
Universidad de Concepción (UdeC), is a traditional Chilean private university, the work of the Penquista community, one of the most traditional and prestigious in its country, considered complex due to its extensive research in the various areas of knowledge. Founded on May 14, 1919, it is the third oldest university in Chile, and one of the 25 universities belonging to the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities.
University of Bío-Bío is a university in Chile. It is part of the Chilean Traditional Universities.
Pedro Lagos Marchant was a Chilean infantry commander. He is best remembered for commanding the assault and capture of the city of Arica during the War of the Pacific.
Ñuble Province was one of the provinces of the Chilean region of Bío Bío (VIII). It used to span an area of 13,178.5 km2 (5,088 sq mi) and it was administratively constituted by 21 communes. It has in 2017 a population of 441,604 inhabitants. Its capital was the city of Chillán. On the 6th of September of 2018, the province became the Ñuble Region.
General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport is an airport serving Chillán, a city in the Ñuble Province of Chile's Bío-Bío Region. The airport is 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) northeast of the city.
Nevados de Chillán is a group of stratovolcanoes located in the Andes of the Bío Bío Region, Chile, and is one of the most active volcanoes in the region. It consists of three overlapping peaks, 3,212 m (10,538 ft) Cerro Blanco at the northwest and 3,089 m (10,135 ft) Volcán Viejo at the southeast, with Volcán Nuevo in the middle. Volcán Viejo was the main active vent during the 17th-19th centuries, and the new Volcán Nuevo lava dome complex formed between 1906 and 1945, eventually growing to exceed Viejo in height by the mid 1980s.
La Frontera is the name given to a geographical region in Chile. La Frontera can denote either the area just around Bío Bío River or the whole area between the Bío Bío and Toltén River being in this later definition largely coterminous with the historical usage of Araucanía.
Estadio Municipal de Chillán Nelson Oyarzún Arenas is a stadium located in Chillán, Chile and owned by the Chillán municipality. It is home to Ñublense football club. It is named after Nelson Oyarzún Arenas, a Ñublense coach. It was inaugurated in 1961 and has a capacity of 12,000.
The Ñuble River or Rio Ñuble is a river of the province of Ñuble, located in southern Chile in the Bío Bío Region. Its main tributaries are Chillán and Claro River. The Ñuble River discharges into the Itata River.
Chillán conurbation or Gran Chillán is a Chilean conurbation formatted for the communes of Chillan and Chillán Viejo in Diguillin Province in Ñuble Region.
Chillán Viejo is a city and commune in the Diguillín Province of Chile Region of Ñuble According to the 2002 census, the population of the commune was 22,084 and it has an area of 292 km2 (113 sq mi).
Guerra a muerte is a term coined by Benjamín Vicuña Mackenna and used in Chilean historiography to describe the irregular, no-quarter warfare that broke out from 1819 to 1821 during the Chilean War of Independence.
Chillán River is a river of the Bío Bío Region of Chile.
Estación Chillán, is a railway station of the Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado, located in Chillán, Chile. It is the main railway station in the Bío Bío Region. It is located on Brasil avenue.
Atacalco Airport Spanish: Aeropuerto Atacalco, is a rural airstrip 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) southeast of Recinto (es), a community in the Bío Bío Region of Chile.
El Litral Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de El Litral, is an airport 7 kilometres southeast of Quillón, a city in Bío Bío Region of Chile. It is 12 kilometres southwest of Bulnes.
Fundo El Carmen Airport Spanish: Aeropuerto de Fundo El Carmen, ) is an airport 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) east of Chillán, a city in the Bío Bío Region of Chile. The runway lies alongside the south bank of the Chillán River.
Coihueco Airport is an airport serving the town of Coihueco in Bío Bío Region, Chile.
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