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Magallanes Region of Chile

The XII Region of Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena is the southernmost, largest and least populated part of Chilean territory.

The capital and main city is Punta Arenas. It is divided in 4 provincias:

This region has many globally known places and geographical accidents like Torres del Paine, Cape Horn, Tierra del Fuego island, and the Strait of Magellan. Also it includes the Antarctic territory claimed by Chile.

The low population and vastness makes this region a good place for many native animal and plant species. There are relative easy to find penguins, ñandus, guanacos, condors, and other animals in their natural environment.

Main economic activities are bovine farming, oil extraction and tourism.