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The southernmost settlements in the world, excluding research bases in Antarctica (there are already permanent settlements there), are: Antarctica has no indigenous inhabitants, but there are seasonally staffed research stations. ...

Location Latitude Population (hab.)
Puerto Toro, Chile 55.1° S around 50
Puerto Williams, Chile 54.9º S 2,400
Ushuaia, Argentina 54.83º S 50,000
Grytviken, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 54.3º S up to 18
Rio Grande, Argentina 53.8º S 60,000
Punta Arenas, Chile 53.17º S 125,000

Latitude, usually denoted symbolically by the Greek letter φ, gives the location of a place on Earth north or south of the Equator. ... Puerto Toro is a small Chilean town on Navarino Island. ... Puerto Williams in Tierra del Fuego Puerto Williams is a small Chilean port, located on Isla Navarino facing the Beagle Channel. ... The city of Ushuaia in early spring. ... Grytviken as it was before 1929 Grytviken (Norwegian: Pot Bay, after the pots used to render seal oil) is the only settlement in the United Kingdom territory of South Georgia in the South Atlantic. ... Motto: Leo Terram Propriam Protegat (Latin: The Lion shall protect his own land) Official language English Capital Grytviken Commissioner Howard Pearce Area  - Total  - % water not ranked 3,093 km² - Population  - Total (2006 E)  - Density not ranked ~20 n/a; Currency GBP Time zone UTC/GMT -2 National anthem God Save... Rio Grande in Tierra del Fuego Río Grande is a town in Argentina, on the northern part of the island of Tierra del Fuego in the. ... City of Punta Arenas Punta Arenas is the main city in the Strait of Magellan and the capital of the Región de Magallanes y la Antártica Chilena, Chile. ...

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