Villa O'Higgins
in Santa Cruz Province, Argentina

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-48.465 and -72.561 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -48° 27' 54" and W -72° 33' 39"
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: 03:36 AM (Thursday)
Timezone: America/Argentina/Rio_Gallegos
UTC/GMT offset: -3 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
9:23 am and 6:11 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
48.450 and 107.500 (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: 2024-05-22 08:01:51

Delve into Villa O'Higgins

Villa O'Higgins in Santa Cruz Province with it's 400 habitants is located in Argentina about 1,202 mi (or 1,934 km) south-west of Buenos Aires, the country's capital town.

Current time in Villa O'Higgins is now 03:36 AM (Thursday). The local timezone is named America / Argentina / Rio Gallegos with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 7 airports close to Villa O'Higgins. The closest is airport we know is Cochrane Airport in Chile in a distance of 84 mi (or 136 km). The closest airport in Argentina is Gobernador Gregores Airport in a distance of 112 mi (or 136 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Los Glaciares National Park in a distance of 106 mi (or 171 km), South.

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Gobernador Gregores, Perito Moreno, Coyhaique, Alto Rio Senguer and Puerto Santa Cruz. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: -1°C / 30 °F

Morning Temperature -3°C / 27 °F
Evening Temperature -2°C / 29 °F
Night Temperature -2°C / 28 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 60%
Air Pressure 1031 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 4 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 10% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Thursday, 23rd of May 2024

1°C (34 °F)
0°C (32 °F)
Sky is clear, light breeze, clear sky.

Friday, 24th of May 2024

0°C (33 °F)
-0°C (32 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Saturday, 25th of May 2024

1°C (34 °F)
1°C (33 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Videos from this area

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Villa o'Higgins to El Chaltén on a Tandem

Published: February 23, 2015
Length: 23:17 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: rideatandem

Von Villa o'Higgins nach El Chaltén mit dem Tandem. 2 Tage mit dem beladenem Tandem über den "geheimen" Wanderweg. Bestes Wetter und viel Spass. From Villa o'Higgins to El Chaltén on a...

Die Carretera Austral - Traumroute durch Patagonien & Südchile (Deutsche Doku)

Published: May 04, 2014
Length: 58:26 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: BackPacker Steve

Die Carretera Austral in Südchile gehört zu den beeindruckensten und abenteuerlichsten Routen in Patagonien. In dieser Dokumentation werden die Strecke, Geschichte und die Sehenswürdigkeiten...

Nubes Estrellas y Suelo en paso lago del desierto candelario mancilla

Published: May 16, 2014
Length: 31:25 min
Rating: 1 of 5
Author: Sebuky

Serie de fotos tomadas cada 10 m durante una noche , en el paso que hay entre lago del desierto y Candelario Mancilla, cerca de la frontera entre Chile y Argentina. Al final del vídeo debido...

Carretera Austral - 6 Parte - Villa O´higgins, fin de la ruta.

Published: January 06, 2019
Length: 29:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Johnny Seguimos ruta

Hola viajeros!!! Les comparto la 6 Parte de mi viaje por la carretera austral más conocida como la ruta 7, desde el corazón de la Patagonia, sur de Chile. espero ...

Paso de Chalten a Villa O'higgins en Bicicleta - Carretera Austral - Patagonia

Published: January 15, 2019
Length: 59:32 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Vivir en bicicleta

En el corazón de la #Patagonia y al fin de la #CarreteraAustral, aguarda una de las aventuras más hermosas para los #cicloviajeros... El cruce "Dos Lagunas" ...

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Attractions and noteworthy things

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Villa O'Higgins

Villa O'Higgins is a village (aldea) in southern Chile, located in the Capitán Prat Province, in the south of Aysén del General Carlos Ibáñez del Campo Region. It is the capital of the O'Higgins commune and marks the end of the Carretera Austral. The village is named after Chilean independence hero Bernardo O'Higgins.

Located at -48.4683, -72.56 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Geography of Aysen Region, Populated places in Capitán Prat Province

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