San José de Maipo is a municipality located in the Metropolitan Region of Santiago, Province of Cordillera, 48 km. of Santiago, limiting to the east with the Argentine Republic and surrounded by the east by the Cordillera de Los Andes. Its population is of 13,376 inhabitants, concentrating mainly (70) in the urban areas. The economic activities include non-metallic mining, the extraction of aggregates, the exploitation of stone quarries, the trade of local products such as almonds, walnuts and handicrafts in stone and alabaster, among others.
Its absolute location is at 70 ° 20 west longitude and 33 ° 39 south latitude. To access the commune, you can use route G 25, which is the continuation of Avenida La Florida; Route G - 345 that connects to the Alfalfal maitenes through the Colorado River, Route G - 355 that connects to Lagunillas; Route G - 421 artery that connects to El Toyo and Pirque.