La Unión Tourism

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La Unión is a city and commune of the Ranco Province in the Los Ríos Region in Chile. It is situated approximately 40km north of Osorno and 80km southeast of Valdivia. Covering an area of 2,136.7km², it has a population of 36,447, of which 25,615 are considered part of the urban population, according to the 2012 census. The commune derived its name from the confluence of the Llollelhue and Radimadi rivers. La Unión was founded in 1821 during the government of Bernardo O'Higgins, to secure sovereignty over the Central Valley south of Valdivia. It is a major centre for milk production; COLUN is the main milk and dairy product producer in the zone. The commune is covered in forest to the west of the city and the east is dominated by agricultural landscapes spanning Los Llanos. Alerce Costero National Park lies in the western mountains.


A place in Chile, La Unión is an interesting place to visit, given its unique culture, history and character. A vacation to La Unión can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for La Unión*

  • Pollution Statistics in La Unión

    Know the pollution level of La Unión before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 80 (Very High)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 75 (High)
  • La Unión: Crime and Safety

    How safe is La Unión for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in La Unión.

    • Assault and Armed Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Attacks 25 (Low)
    • Drug offense 25 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
  • Living in La Unión - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 87.5 (Very High)
    • Climate Index 90.28 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 57.59 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in La Unión

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in La Unión

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 6.58 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 40.56 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.04 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 44.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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