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Las Condes

Las Condes is a commune of Chile located in Santiago Province, Santiago Metropolitan Region. The area is inhabited primarily by upper-mid to high income families. Most of Las Condes commercial activity is situated along Apoquindo Avenue where locals have labeled the location "Sanhattan," a portmanteau of Santiago and Manhattan.


Area: 99.4 km

Population: 283,226 (2009 projection)

Average annual household income: US$67,672

Population below poverty line: 2.3% (2006)

Regional quality of life index: 87.42, high, 2 out of 52 (2005)

Human Development Index: 0.933, 2 out of 341 (2003)" Las Trayectorias del Desarrollo Humano en las Comunas de Chile (1994-2003)." UNDP, Gobierno de Chile, Mideplan

Notable residents

Michelle Bachelet

Eduardo Frei Ruiz-Tagle

Sebastian Pinera

Salvador Allende

Augusto Pinochet

External links

Municipality homepage

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