Los Lagos Region, Chiloe Province, Chile
Quellon is a Chilean port city and commune in southern Chiloe Island, Los Lagos Region. It is considered an end-station of the Panamerican Highway and the Pacific Coastal Highway. The majority of men work on small boats called "lanchas" for days at a time fishing. Also many men and women work in local seafood processing plants.
According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Quellón spans an area of 3,244 km2 (1,253 sq mi) and has 21,823 inhabitants (11,595 men and 10,228 women). Of these, 13,656 (62.6%) lived in urban areas and 8,167 (37.4%) in rural areas.