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San Bernardo, Chile

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Country  Chile
Population  307,185 (2012)
Area  155.1 km2
Region  Santiago Metro.
Founded  1821

San Bernardo is a city of Chile, part of the Greater Santiago conurbation. Administratively, it is a commune and the capital of the Maipo Province in the Santiago Metropolitan Region. It is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Bernardo.


Map of San Bernardo, Chile


According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, San Bernardo spans an area of 155.1 km2 (60 sq mi) and has 246,762 inhabitants (121,535 men and 125,227 women). Of these, 241,138 (97.7%) lived in urban areas and 5,624 (2.3%) in rural areas. The population grew by 29.3% (55,905 persons) between the 1992 and 2002 censuses.

  • Population: 286,228 (2006 projection)
  • Average annual household income: US$16,035 (PPP, 2009)
  • Population below poverty line: 20.9% (2006)


As a commune, San Bernardo is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Nora Cuevas Contreras. The council has the following members:

  • Francisco Javier Pereira Riquelme (UDI)
  • Leonardo Soto Ferrada (PS)
  • Jose Soto Sandoval (PDC)
  • Sebastian Orrego Cisternas (RN)
  • Sergio Villavicencio Pasten (PH)
  • Luis Navarro Ormeno (PRSD)
  • Sonia Gonzalez Romo (PPD)
  • Ricardo Rencoret Klein (UDI)

The regional intendant, appointed by the president, is Fernando Echeverria.

Within the electoral divisions of Chile, San Bernardo is represented in the Chamber of Deputies by Ramon Farias (PPD) and Mr. Jose Antonio Kast (UDI) as part of the 30th electoral district, (together with Buin, Paine and Calera de Tango). The commune is represented in the Senate by Guido Girardi Lavin (PPD) and Jovino Novoa Vasquez (UDI) as part of the 7th senatorial constituency (Santiago-West).

Ruca mapuche en san bernardo chile

Cumbre de avivamiento en chile ano 2013 anfiteatro san bernardo


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