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Biobío_Region

Biobío Region

VIII Región del Biobío
See other Chilean regions
Capital Concepción
Provinces Ñuble
Biobío
Concepción
Arauco
Intendant María Angélica Fuentes Fuentealba
Area
  - Total
Ranked 8th
37,062.6 km²
Population
  - 2002 Census
  - Density
Ranked 2nd
1,861,562
50.0/km²
ISO 3166-2 CL-BI
The VIII Biobío Region (VIII Región del Biobío) is one of Chile's 15 first order administrative divisions. Its capital is Concepción whiich is the main city of Greater Concepcion conurbation, the second largest urban agglomeration in Chile. It comprises four provinces, and is the second most important region of in the country, after the metropolitan area of Santiago. It is bordered to the west by the Pacific Ocean, on the east by Argentina, on the north by Maule Region, and on the south by Araucanía Region.

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