Rancagua is a city located 84 km. to the south of Santiago, has approximately 243,000 inhabitants and the main economy is agriculture.
The city of Rancagua is in the basin of Rancagua and its extension is from Angostura de Pelequen to Angostura de Paine, this is in the middle of the Cordillera de la Costa and the Andes, Rancagua is also known for its vitivinicolas valleys being the valley of the Cachapoal one of the most important of the zone.
On the other hand, we can say that another major economic actor in the area is mining, since only 50 minutes from the city is the world-famous El Teniente mine, currently operated by Codelco.
Very close to Rancagua, we can also see Sewel, which was a city that was built to house workers at the El Teniente mine.