Talca – a city in Chile, the administrative center of the homonymous municipality, the province of Talca and the Maule region. The city is located 238 km south-west of the Chilean capital of Santiago.
According to the information collected in the census by the National Statistics Institute, the population of the commune is 227,674 people, of which 110426 males and 117248 females.
The population of the commune is 23.35% of the total population of the area of Maule. 4.23% refers to the rural population and 95.77% – urban population.