Capital of the Marga Marga County: The City of Quilpué

The Marga Marga County was officially founded on March 11, 2010, and is formed by the union of four Municipalities: Quilpué, Villa Alemana, Limache and Olmué, whose  capital is the City of Quilpué, known as “The City of the Sun “.

This is a very young county, but with Great Spirit and Energy, characterized by gathering multiple activities of these four communes that make it a county with tremendous potential.

We have an industrial sector in various economic businesses, a strong agricultural sector located in Limache, where not only fruit crops, such as tomatoes, corn, but have also taken major vineyards in the Quilpué County, highlights some as old as Los Perales vineyard (www.vinalosperales.cl), whose production came from the French Fathers from the Congregation of Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary, who brought strains which have hitherto been preserved and cultivated, which are internationally renowned. As this there is also Raab-Domay Vineyard (http://www.vinaraab.cl), which exports much of their production as demanding palates as France, Portugal and Belgium.

Tourism in cities like Olmué Area, widely known for its traditional cuisine, and every year in the month of January the performance of the “Festival of Huaso” (http://www.festivaldelhuaso.cl) which mainly broadcasts the folklore of our country in their different roots. Just as in the areas of Los Perales, La Retuca and Colliguay with resorts, water parks, vineyards, Eco-tourism, horseback riding and spa health centers that are innovative and modern as restful and relaxing

The cities of Quilpué and Villa Alemana have a great development of industrial, economic and commercial center. In these cities is possible to find shopping centers and large retail stores and supermarkets nationwide present with their products. Mainly concentrated in several production companies located in the Industrial District of the Belloto, belonging to the commune of Quilpué, financial institutions and banks, established trade, tourism, gastronomy and many other areas.

Likewise, the education sector is largely covered with various schools, colleges and the presence of some of the major universities in the country in these cities.

Noteworthy is the active participation of the Marga Marga community in various organizations and institutions, both social work, community and union, among which are: Lions Club, Rotary Club, Fire, Centres and community organizations and of course the active participation of Chambers of Commerce of these cities, including three areas of community development, such as the Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Tourism of the City of Quilpué, active since 1932.

Having very good transport service, the four communes are connected through a high speed road that allows connection to the cities of Viña del Mar, Valparaíso and fast convergence towards the capital Santiago closed range of 1 hour 40 minutes. Services of inter-city buses, local buses and a good and fast means of transport such as metro (Merval http://www.merval.cl) allows to be in a few minutes in the different cities.

The climate of this county is considered privileged in the area temperate in different seasons, allows to seniors with some ailment feel more relieved. Its clean air and proximity to the coast makes Marga Marga County ideal for living in peaceful manner.

As a resume,  the inhabitants of this new county, gentle, welcoming to outsiders and hard-working people, together with the advantages and benefits described above provide a wide diversity both for investment, production, export and especially to enjoy living in it.

Marga Marga County Tourism Cluster Project