Pica, Tamarugal, Chile Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

  • The Spanish found and conquered the city of Pica in 1556 and its parish was created in 1620.
  • It was the headquarters of the Tenientezgo de Tarapacá.
  • After the Independence of Peru in 1821, the entire Department of Tarapacá became part of Peru.
  • In 1883 he joined the Republic of Chile.
  • On December 22, 1891 the municipality of Pica was created.
  • The commune has a population of approximately 4,200 people. [1].


Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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Parish Records[edit | edit source]


Cemeteries[edit | edit source]


Localities[edit | edit source]

  • Matilla
  • Quebrada Blanca
  • Valle Quisma
  • Cancosa
  • Lirima
  • Puquío Núñez
  • Santa Rosa
  • Collacagua
  • Ujina


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia Collaborators, "Pica," In Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia, https://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pica_(Chile) . Visited 15 November 2017