Concepción

Concepción

Concepción ( pronunciation (help·info)), in full Concepción de la Madre Santísima de la Luz (Conception of the Blessed Mother of Light), is a Chilean city and commune belonging to the metropolitan area of Greater Concepción, it is one of the largest urban conurbations of Chile.[2] It has a significant impact on domestic trade[3] being part of the most heavily industrialized region in the country.[4] Its location is in the called Zona Centro Sur (Central South Zone), in the geographic center of the country,[5] and it is the capital of the Concepción Province and Bío Bío Region. It sits about 500 km south of Santiago, the country's capital.

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