Villa El Chocón
in Departamento de Confluencia of Neuquén Province, Argentina

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-39.262 and -68.779 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -39° 15' 42" and W -68° 46' 46"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - ARS
Spoken languages:
Spanish, English, Italian, German, French, Guarani
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 02:44 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Argentina/Salta
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:07 am and 7:00 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
39.272 and 111.230 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Discover Villa El Chocón

Villa El Chocón in Departamento de Confluencia (Neuquén Province) is a town in Argentina about 658 mi (or 1,058 km) south-west of Buenos Aires, the country's capital city.

Current time in Villa El Chocón is now 02:44 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Argentina / Salta with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 8 airports near Villa El Chocón. The closest airport in Argentina is Cutral-Co Airport in a distance of 34 mi (or 55 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

When in this area, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Picun Leufu, Neuquen, El Cuy, Anelo and Zapala. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 20°C / 68 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Evening Temperature 23°C / 73 °F
Night Temperature 19°C / 67 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 31%
Air Pressure 1009 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 16 km/h (10 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 97% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Thursday, 18th of April 2024

19°C (66 °F)
13°C (55 °F)
Overcast clouds, gale.

Friday, 19th of April 2024

14°C (58 °F)
12°C (53 °F)
Broken clouds, light breeze.

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

12°C (54 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Overcast clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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Published: September 23, 2013
Length: 17:28 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Sebastian Linhardo

un viaje motoquero al asado de club bajaj tremendo estuvo.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

El Chocón Dam

The El Chocón Dam (Spanish: La Presa de El Chocón) is the fourth of the five dams on the Limay River in the northwestern Argentine Patagonia, at {{#invoke:Coordinates|coord}}{{#coordinates:39|15|57|S|68|45|23|W| | |name= }}, 381 m above mean sea level. El Chocón is on the Limay River at about 80 km upstream of its confluence with the Neuquén River. El Chocón is used to regulate the flow of the Limay River, for irrigation, and for the generation of hydroelectricity.

Located at -39.2658, -68.7564 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Dams in Argentina, Hydroelectric power stations in Argentina, Buildings and structures in Río Negro Province, Buildings and structures in Neuquén Province, Dams completed in 1973

El Chocón (Neuquén)

El Chocón (Neuquén) is a village and municipality in Neuquén Province in southwestern Argentina.

Located at -39.2333, -68.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Neuquén Province

Villa El Chocón

Villa El Chocón is a village and municipality in Neuquén Province in southwestern Argentina. The village was initially created to house the workmen building the Ezequiel Ramos Mexía dam (colloquially known as El Chocón Dam) on the Limay River. The dam is now completed and is the site of one of the main hydroelectric power plants in Argentina.

Located at -39.2333, -68.75 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Neuquén Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Villa El Chocón