Ollagüe is a Chilean frontier village and commune in El Loa Province, Antofagasta Region. The village is 215 kilometres (134 mi) northeast of the city of Calama, and has a station and marshalling yard on the FCAB railine.
Coat of arms
Map of Ollagüe in Antofagasta Region
Location in Chile
Ilustre Municipalidad de Ollagüe, El Loa - Chile.
Illustrious Municipality of Ollagüe, El Loa - Chile
|Coordinates: 21°13′29″S 68°15′10″W|
|• Type||Municipal council|
|• Alcalde||Carlos Reygadas Bavestrello (UDI)|
|• Total||2,963.9 km2 (1,144.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||3,703 m (12,149 ft)|
|• Density||0.067/km2 (0.17/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-4 (CLT )|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-3 (CLST )|
|Area code(s)||(+56) 5|
|Website||Municipalidad de Ollagüe|
According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Ollagüe had 318 inhabitants (210 men and 108 women). Of these, (0%) lived in urban areas and 318 (100%) in rural areas. The population fell by 28.2% (125 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.
Within the electoral divisions of Chile, Ollagüe is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Mr. Marcos Espinosa (PRSD) and Mr. Felipe Ward (UDI) as part of the third electoral district, (together with Tocopilla, María Elena, Calama and San Pedro de Atacama). The commune is represented in the Senate by Carlos Cantero Ojeda (Ind.) and José Antonio Gómez Urrutia (PRSD) as part of the second senatorial constituency (Antofagasta Region).
Nearby attractions include:
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- "Chile Summer Time". WorldTimeZones.org. Archived from the original on 11 September 2007. Retrieved 9 September 2010.
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