Las Condes

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Las Condes
Coordinates: 33 ° 24 ′  S , 70 ° 33 ′  W
Map: Chile
Las Condes
Las Condes on the map of Chile
Basic data
Country Chile
region Metropolitan Region of Santiago
Residents 249,893  (2002)
City insignia
Escudo de Las Condes.svg
Detailed data
surface 99.4
Population density 2500 inhabitants / km 2
Post Code 7550000
Time zone UTC −4
City Presidency Joaquín Lavín Infante ( UDI )
Las Condes
Las Condes
Location in Santiago
Location in Santiago

Las Condes is a municipality in the Province of Santiago , Chile . It belongs to the Gran Santiago agglomeration and is considered a district of Santiago.

In Las Condes live 249,893 inhabitants, which are divided into 74,599 households. Generally speaking, Las Condes is one of the richest communities in Chile. The inhabitants of the community are mostly of European origin and some still have German , French, Italian, Arabic or Croatian surnames.

The municipality of Las Condes borders to the north by Av. Presidente Kennedy to the parishes of Vitacura , to the northeast by Lo Barnechea , to the south by Av. Francisco Bilbao to La Reina and to the west by Av. Tobalaba to Providencia . Las Condes is right at the foot of the Andes and the political area of ​​the community even in the Andes.


The largest banking center in Chile is located between Andrés Bello streets and the El Golf district, and is also called Sanhattan based on the New York district of Manhattan .

For the past few years, Alonso de Córdova , Presidente. Riesgo is developing another area with many high-rise office buildings. In this sector there is also a large green area with the Parque Araucano . Las Condes has become the headquarters of many Chilean companies due to the high density of modern office buildings and many international corporations are also based here.


In addition to various universities, the Escuela Militar is also based in the municipality. The German School of Santiago is also located in this municipality.


Due to the many jobs in the community, there is a daily traffic collapse during rush hour . Las Condes is well connected to the rest of Santiago by two metro lines.

For the end of 2017, the commissioning of a tram line , approved in 2009, was planned to connect Las Condes from the metro station "Manquehue" to the neighboring community of Lo Barnaechea over a 9-kilometer route. However, the project was not realized and postponed indefinitely.


In Las Condes , the sports club is Club Deportivo Universidad Católica and the sports stadium Estadio San Carlos de Apoquindo .


Joaquín Lavín Infante ( Unión Demócrata Independiente ) is currently the incumbent mayor of Las Condes. Traditionally, the conservative Unión Demócrata Independiente has large majorities in the community.

The consulates of many states are also housed here.

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