Rio Bueno is a city and commune in southern Chile
administered by the Municipality of Rio Bueno. It is located in Ranco Province in Los Rios Region. Rio Bueno takes its name from the Bueno River which flows through the city and commune. Rio Bueno is one of the better rivers to fish.
According to the 2002 census of the National Statistics Institute, Rio Bueno spans an area of 2,211.7 km2 (854 sq mi) and has 32,627 inhabitants (16,418 men and 16,209 women). As a commune, Rio Bueno is a third-level administrative division of Chile administered by a municipal council, headed by an alcalde who is directly elected every four years. The 2008-2012 alcalde is Luis Reyes Alvarez (UDI).