Villarrica, Cautín, Chile Genealogy

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Guide to Commune of Villarrica ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, church records, parish registers, and civil registration.

History[edit | edit source]

  • The city was founded in 1552 with the name Santa María Magdalena de Villa Rica.
  • The city was abandoned in the year 1553. During the next 300 years it was destroyed and rebuilt many times.
  • The city was rebuilt in 1833.
  • At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Villarrica commune belonged to the old province of Valdivia as part of the Department of Vilarrica.
  • The commune of Villarrica has a population of approximately 52,000 people[1].

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Municipal de Villarrica
  • Cementerio Parque Jardín de Villarrica
  • Cementerio Lican Ray

Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Lican Ray
  • Ñancul

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Villarrica (Chile)," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Villarrica_(Chile). Visited 9 June 2017