Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/O'Higgins
O'HIGGINS, a province of Chile with an area of 2,342 square miles. The eastern part of the slope of the Andes is very mountainous. It has a large area suitable for grazing, in the western part. Agriculture and grazing are the chief industries. Some mining of gold and other metals is carried on in the mountain regions. Pop. (1917) 120,750. The capital is Rancagua.