Theme Week Patagonia – Rawson

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Government of the Chubut province © Gobierno del Chubut - chubut.gov.ar/cc-by-4.0

Government of the Chubut province © Gobierno del Chubut – chubut.gov.ar/cc-by-4.0

Rawson is the capital of the Argentine province of Chubut, in Patagonia. It has 24,616 inhabitants in 2010, and it is the chief town of the Rawson Department.

The city is named after Guillermo Rawson (1821–1890), Argentine Minister of the Interior, who supported the Welsh settlement in Argentina.

Fishing trawlers in Puerto Rawson © Raul Horacio Comes - vistasdelvalle.com.ar/cc-by-2.5 Fishing trawlers in Puerto Rawson © rodoluca/cc-by-sa-3.0 Government of the Chubut province © Gobierno del Chubut - chubut.gov.ar/cc-by-4.0 Rawson Wind Farm © Gastón Cuello/cc-by-sa-3.0 Aerial view © Agus mechi Comerson dolphin © panoramio.com - Ecohotel/cc-by-sa-3.0
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Fishing trawlers in Puerto Rawson © Raul Horacio Comes - vistasdelvalle.com.ar/cc-by-2.5
Rawson is located about 1,360 km (850 mi) south of Buenos Aires, some 20 km (12 mi) from Trelew, and it is served by the Almirante Marco Andrés Zar Airport in Trelew. It lies on both sides of the Chubut River.

The city has a fishing port, Puerto Rawson, on the Atlantic coast, 5 km (3 mi) down the river.

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