BIO-BIO, an inland province of southern Chile, bounded N., W. and S. respectively by the provinces of Concepcion, Arauco and Malleco, and E. by Argentina. It has an area of 5246 sq. m. of well-wooded and mountainous country, and exports timber to a large extent. The great trunk railway from Santiago S. to Puerto Montt crosses the western part of the province and also connects it with the port of Concepcion. The capital, Los Angeles (est. pop. 7777 in 1902) lies 151 m. E. of this railway and is connected with it by a branch line.
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