Concepción is a Chilean commune and city which is part of the Greater Concepción metropolitan area, and is the capital of the homonymous province and of the Biobío Region. The urban center of Concepción has a significant impact on the national commerce as it is part of the country’s most industrialized region. 4 It borders to the North with Hualpén, Talcahuano and Penco; to the South with Chiguayante and Hualqui; to the Eat with the commune of Florida, and to the West with the Biobío River and the communes of San Pedro de La Paz, Coronel and Lota. Formerly located in Bahía Concepción, in the territory currently occupied by the town of Penco, its denonym, “Penquista” comes from its first location.

Concepción is a Chilean commune and city which is part of the Greater Concepción metropolitan area, and is the capital of the homonymous province and of the Biobío Region. The urban center of Concepción has a significant impact on the national commerce as it is part of the country’s most industrialized region. 4 It borders to the North with Hualpén, Talcahuano and Penco; to the South with Chiguayante and Hualqui; to the Eat with the commune of Florida, and to the West with the Biobío River and the communes of San Pedro de La Paz, Coronel and Lota. Formerly located in Bahía Concepción, in the territory currently occupied by the town of Penco, its denonym, “Penquista” comes from its first location.

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