Cerro Castillo, Chile

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This article is about the hamlet. For the mountain, see Cerro Castillo.
Cerro Castillo
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Region Magallanes
Province Última Esperanza
Municipalidad Torres del Paine
Comuna Torres del Paine
Government
 • Type Municipalidad
 • Alcalde Fernando Paredes Mansilla
Population (2002 census[1])
 • Total 163
Time zone Chilean Standard (UTC−04:00)
 • Summer (DST) Chilean Daylight (UTC−03:00)
Area code(s) Country + town = 56 + 61

Cerro Castillo is a hamlet (Spanish: caserío) southeast of Torres del Paine National Park, and is the head of Torres del Paine commune, in Magallanes Region.

The village is close to the Argentine border. The Chilean customs and immigration offices serving the border crossing (officially known as Río Don Guillermo) are located in the village.

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Coordinates: 51°15′33″S 72°20′42″W / 51.25917°S 72.34500°W / -51.25917; -72.34500