Zapallar, Petorca, Chile Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • The first Spaniards came to the area in 1590.
  • Although the city was founded in 1889, the first house was not built until 1893.
  • In March 1916, the Zapallar area became independent from the department of La Ligua, and was organized as an independent municipality.
  • The commune of Zapallar has a population of approximately 6,800 people.[1].


Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

  • Cementerio Zapallar
  • Cementerio Papudo - Zapallar


Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Blanquillo
  • Cachagua
  • Catapilco
  • San Alfonso


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Zapallar," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zapallar . Visited 20 November 2017