Wellington Island

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Wellington
Native name: Isla Wellington
Chili-Puerto Edén.jpg
Puerto Edén on Wellington Island in the foreground
Wellington is located in Chile
Wellington
Wellington
Geography
LocationPacific Ocean
Coordinates49°20′S 74°40′W / 49.333°S 74.667°W / -49.333; -74.667Coordinates: 49°20′S 74°40′W / 49.333°S 74.667°W / -49.333; -74.667
Area5,555.7 km2 (2,145.1 sq mi)
Coastline1,596.8 km (992.21 mi)
Highest elevation1,463 m (4,800 ft)
Highest pointUnnamed[1]
Administration
RegionMagallanes
ProvinceÚltima Esperanza Province
CommunePuerto Natales
Demographics
Population340 (2017)
Ethnic groupsAlacaluf
Additional information
NGA UFI=-901551

Wellington Island is an island west of Southern Patagonian Ice Field, Chile. It has an area of 5,556 km² and most of the island forms part of Bernardo O'Higgins National Park. It is home to the last Kawésqar people, living in the village of Puerto Edén, the only inhabited place on the island.

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