|region||Región de Magallanes y de la Antártica Chilena|
|province||Tierra del Fuego|
|founding||June 20, 1894|
|- in cities||4,734|
|- in the country||731|
|Population density||1 inhabitant / km²|
|prefix||+ (56) -61|
|Time zone||UTC −4|
|Alkalis||Fernando Callahan Giddings|
Porvenir on the map of Chile
|Population density||1,800 inhabitants / km²|
The settlement of Porvenir in Chile has the status of a pueblo , which can be translated as small town. According to the 2002 census, the city itself had 4734 inhabitants and an area of 2.63 km². Porvenir is connected to the Chilean mainland and the city of Punta Arenas by a ferry across the Strait of Magellan . The port located just outside the city is called Bahía Chilota . The city has an airport. Porvenir was founded on June 20, 1894 after immigrants from Croatia and the island of Chiloé came to Tierra del Fuego as a result of a brief gold rush . Therefore, Croatian surnames can still be found among the local population today.
A visit to the Natural Park Monumento Natural Laguna de los Cisnes and the city's historical museum is recommended . The Alberto De Agostini National Park is 80 kilometers south of the city . Here are the huge calving glaciers De Agostini and Marinelli .
The climate is oceanic . The warmest months of January and February have an average temperature of 10 ° C, the coldest July and August 2 ° C.