Huar Island

Coordinates: 41°41′03″S 72°57′04″W / 41.684277°S 72.951234°W / -41.684277; -72.951234
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Huar Island
Huar Island, in the middle of the Reloncaví Sound
Coordinates41°41′03″S 72°57′04″W / 41.684277°S 72.951234°W / -41.684277; -72.951234
ArchipelagoCalbuco Archipelago
RegionLos Lagos
Population~1200 (Censo 2002[1])
Additional information
NGA UFI -883816

Huar Island or Guar Island (Spanish: Isla Guar) is an island of Calbuco Archipelago located in the Reloncaví Sound. The island is located about 15 km (9 mi) northeast of Calbuco and 20 km (12 mi) south of Puerto Montt. There are 5 settlements in the island and 5 schools: Quetrolauquén, Alfaro, Nalcahue, Chucagua y Colhue. The island was one of the last places of the Chono people.

There is no electricity network on the island, but the 5 schools are connected with Internet.[2]


  1. ^, Ministros Allamand y Longueira viajan a Isla Huar para dar a conocer avances del censo 2012, retrieved on 13 February 2013
  2. ^ Article in Chilean newspaper El Mercurio Niños de Isla Huar ya no se sienten aislados on 21 May 2006, retrieved on 13 February 2013