COYHAIQUE AND PUERTO AYSéN
Coyhaique is the capital of the Aysen Region in Chile's Patagonia, along with Simpson and Coyhaique Rivers. The name Coyhaique in tehuelche language means "place where one lives."
Its climate is maritime rainy in the coastal area and cold steppe near the border with the Argentina Patagonia. Because of the latitude that is found in, the temperatures are cool throughout the year, with snow in the winter. It is also characterized by the presence of dry winds.
In its surroundings you can find several natural areas like the Monumento Natural Dos Lagunas (Natural Monument) and the Reservas Nacionales (National Reserves) of Cerro Castillo, Coyhaique y the Simpson River.
Among the most important economic activities are cattle ranches that produce meat, leather and wool.
Both towns are the most important in the 9th region and are located at a distance of 67 kilometers.
The city of Puerto Aysen is the capital of the province of Puerto Aysen. It is located along the shore of the Aysen River and is one of the cities with the greatest quantity of services in the territory. It is located close to Puerto Chacabuco, which has an active commercial life.
The entire city is surrounded by exuberant vegetation, which can be seen in the Plaza de Armas and as you walk the streets. It is also surrounded by rocky mountains such as the Cerro Mirador.
The climate in Puerto Aysen is oceanic, mild and rainy with no dry season with abundant rainfall throughout the year.
Puerto Aysen is the gateway to the attractions of the region such as the Laguna San Rafael National Park and los Campos de Hielo patagónicos( Patagonian Ice Fields).