Fuerte Bulnes
in Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena, Chile

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-53.593 and -70.938 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -53° 35' 35" and W -70° 56' 16"
Currency and Currency Code:
Peso - CLP
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 07:45 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Punta_Arenas
UTC/GMT offset: -4 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
9:44 am and 5:37 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
53.682 and 109.027 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
This place on Geonames.org
Current travel safety evaluation for Chile in South America

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

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Chile. Last Update: 2024-05-28 08:22:27

Delve into Fuerte Bulnes

Fuerte Bulnes in Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena is a town located in Chile about 1,391 mi (or 2,239 km) south of Santiago, the country's capital town.

Time in Fuerte Bulnes is now 07:45 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Punta Arenas with an UTC offset of -3 hours. We know of 6 airports closer to Fuerte Bulnes. The closest airport in Chile is Capitan Fuentes Martinez Airport Airport in a distance of 35 mi (or 56 km), North-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Punta Arenas, Rio Gallegos, Ushuaia, Rio Grande 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: 3°C / 38 °F

Morning Temperature 2°C / 35 °F
Evening Temperature 3°C / 37 °F
Night Temperature 2°C / 36 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 70%
Air Pressure 997 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 9 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 96% of sky
General Conditions Overcast clouds

Tuesday, 28th of May 2024

5°C (41 °F)
4°C (40 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 29th of May 2024

4°C (39 °F)
2°C (36 °F)
Few clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 30th of May 2024

3°C (37 °F)
3°C (37 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Videos from this area

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2014 Patagonia Estrecho de Magallanes Puerto Bulnes

Published: February 06, 2014
Length: 30:56 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: snowcopito

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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.

Puerto del Hambre

Puerto Hambre, originally Ciudad del Rey Don Felipe, also known as Puerto del Hambre and at one time as Port Famine, is a historic settlement site at Buena Bay (locally known as Mansa Bay) on the west side of the Strait of Magellan approximately 58 km south of Punta Arenas in the Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena, Patagonia, Chile. Puerto Hambre lies halfway between the South Pole and Chile's northern border with Peru.

Located at -53.6333, -70.9 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in Magallanes Province, Archaeological sites in Chile, Populated places established in 1584, Ghost towns in South America, Former populated places in Chile, Strait of Magellan

Fuerte Bulnes

Fuerte Bulnes is a Chilean fort located by the Strait of Magellan, 62 km south of Punta Arenas. It was founded in 1843 over a rocky hill at Punta Santa Ana, under the command of President Manuel Bulnes Prieto. The fort's construction was a consequence of the colonization policies in Southern Chile.

Located at -53.63, -70.9183 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Forts in Chile, Buildings and structures in Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region, Populated places established in 1843, Strait of Magellan, Visitor attractions in Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region

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Fuerte Bulnes