Río Gallegos
in Departamento de Güer Aike of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-51.623 and -69.218 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -51° 37' 21" and W -69° 13' 5"
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: 03:24 AM (Friday)
Timezone: America/Argentina/Rio_Gallegos
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
8:30 am and 6:40 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
51.433 and 110.767 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for Argentina in South America

Safety Score: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Argentina.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Argentina. Last Update: 2024-04-18 08:12:24

Touring Río Gallegos

Río Gallegos in Departamento de Güer Aike (Santa Cruz Province) with it's 85,700 residents is a town located in Argentina about 1,293 mi (or 2,081 km) south-west of Buenos Aires, the country's capital place.

Time in Río Gallegos is now 03:24 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named America / Argentina / Rio Gallegos with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 7 airports nearby Río Gallegos. The closest airport in Argentina is Piloto Civil N. Fernández Airport in a distance of 4 mi (or 7 km), West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Puerto Santa Cruz, Punta Arenas, Rio Grande, San Julian and Gobernador Gregores. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 8°C / 46 °F

Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 6°C / 43 °F
Night Temperature 5°C / 40 °F
Chance of rainfall 16%
Air Humidity 77%
Air Pressure 984 hPa
Wind Speed High wind, near gale with 27 km/h (17 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 100% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Friday, 19th of April 2024

5°C (42 °F)
4°C (39 °F)
Light rain, high wind, near gale, overcast clouds.

Saturday, 20th of April 2024

7°C (44 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Few clouds, strong breeze.

Sunday, 21st of April 2024

4°C (40 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Light snow, strong breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay


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Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Kawasaki a fondo en Rio Gallegos

Published: June 30, 2014
Length: 38:54 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Mariano Mos


Published: April 09, 2015
Length: 37:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: arribaelteloneventos

19 de Abril en el Boxing Club, 18hs. Venta de entradas: Compakta Rockeria Av. Kirchner 1074, Local 4 o www.autoentrada.com.

Fly fishing río Gallegos Raúl Sommariva

Published: February 02, 2011
Length: 30:16 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Raul Sommariva

Pesca con mosca trucha de mar - Fly fishing sea trout Gallegos river -

Tied - Damián Ayunta con Draconis + solo de batería - Rio Gallegos 22/11/2013

Published: March 10, 2014
Length: 41:41 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Ralián A Secas

Tied letra y música de Draconis. Material cedido por un fan del metal que filmo con su celular. Gracias Andrés!!!

Elias Flores Dj - Rio Gallegos Santa Cruz - Con tan solo 5 años.

Published: November 05, 2013
Length: 47:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: mauro flores

Bueno acá subo un video cacero que hicimos con mi Hijo tirando algo de magia con estas pionner Cdj-400 - espero que sea de su agrado ya que a los dos nos gusta lo mismo! Saludos a todos...

¿Fantasmas en Río Gallegos?

Published: January 11, 2011
Length: 41:18 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: opinionsocial

Así es como muchas veces nos venden historias de fantasmas.

10 de JUN. Inauguración laboratorio de investigación forense en Rio Gallegos. Cristina Fernández

Published: June 10, 2013
Length: 44:35 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: casarosada

Lunes 10 de junio de 2013, Río Gallegos: La presidenta Cristina Fernández de Kirchner inaugura un laboratorio de investigaciones forenses en Rio Gallegos, el primero de la región, que servirá...

Río Gallegos nevado.mp4

Published: June 14, 2012
Length: 55:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Piero F. Falco Rossitto

Jueves 14 de junio de 2012 - Cerca de las 16.00 Hs.


Published: May 29, 2012
Length: 00:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Tano Puntieri

probando camara "CONTOUR HD"

13 de NOV. Alicia Kirchner realizó anuncios de obras para la provincia de Santa Cruz.

Published: November 13, 2014
Length: 14:58 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: casarosada

13 de Noviembre de 2014, Rio Gallegos: La ministra de Desarrollo Social, Alicia Kirchner y su par de Defensa, Agustín Rossi; anunciaron obras para Santa Cruz, entregaron 391 nuevas pensiones...

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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.

Güer Aike Department

Güer Aike Department is a department in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina. It has a population of 92,878 (2001) and an area of 33,841 km². The seat of the department is in Río Gallegos.

Located at -51.6233, -69.2164 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Departments of Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

Popular in vicinity

These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Río Gallegos.

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Gallegos, Puerto Gallegos, Puerto Río Gallegos, Río Gallegos, ريو غاليغوس، سانتا كروز, Рио Галегос, Rio Gallegos, ریوگالگوس, ריו גזגוס, Ռիո Գալյեգոս, RGL, リオ・ガジェゴス, რიო-გალიეგოსი, 리오가예고스, Rio Galjegosas, Рио-Гальегос, ریو گالیگوس, Ріо-Гальєгос, ریو گالیگوس، سانتا کروز, 里奥加耶戈斯