Thanks to the Antarctic Circumpolar and Humboldt Currents, their marine species are rich in diversity and nutrients. In addition, their low intensity magnetic field influences the high antioxidant properties of their plants and food, a well-know characteristic for the benefits to health.
Valdivia city, founded in 1552, is the regional capital of Los Ríos and owner of one of the most beautiful natural environments of the country. Surrounded by an impressive river network, the most important shipyards of the country locate in their river banks.
The presence of Universidad Austral has marked the seal of Valdivia: active citizens in public life with high environmental commitment and profuse cultural life. It is considered the most innovative city, the second most competitive city and the third with higher life quality in Chile – public, educational and entrepreneurial world live tightly together therein.