Lago Puelo, Chubut

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Lago Puelo
Town
Puelo Lake
Puelo Lake
Lago Puelo is located in Argentina
Lago Puelo
Lago Puelo
Location of Lago Puelo in Argentina
Coordinates: 42°04′S 71°37′W / 42.067°S 71.617°W / -42.067; -71.617Coordinates: 42°04′S 71°37′W / 42.067°S 71.617°W / -42.067; -71.617
Country  Argentina
Province Chubut
Department Cushamen
Elevation 230 m (750 ft)
Population
 • Total 2,090
Time zone ART (UTC-3)
CPA base U9211
Dialing code +54 02944
Climate Csb

Lago Puelo is a town located in the Chubut Province, Argentina, 5 kilometers (3.1 mi) north from the Lago Puelo National Park, and 15 km (9.3 mi) south from El Bolsón. With a population of around 2,090 inhabitants, it is one of the towns that forms the Andine Shire (Spanish: La Comarca Andina).

With a population in constant growth due to the migration from larger cities in Argentina, this small town also offers a wide variety of artisans that display their crafts in the local fair of El Bolsón, or in the annual Forest Festival (Spanish: La Fiesta Del Bosque) which is usually held during January or February.

Many of the town's inhabitants are native "porteños", i.e. people from Buenos Aires.

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