The New International Encyclopædia/Los Angeles (Chile)

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Edition of 1905.  See also Los Ángeles on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

LOS ANGELES, lṓs äng'Hắ-lắs. Capital of the Province of Bío-Bío, Central Chile (Map: Chile, C 11). It is situated between the Laja and Bío-Bío rivers in a fertile district. Settled in 1739, it figured somewhat in the struggles with the Araucanian Indians. Population, in 1895, 7868.