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Castro is a city and comune in the Chilean island of Chiloe Island. Castro is the capital of the Chiloe Province in the Los Lagos Region. It is Chile's third oldest city in continued existence. The city is located on Estero de Castro on the eastern coast of central Chiloe Island.
Rodrigo de Quiroga as the temporary governor of Chile in 1567 lanched a campaign led by his son in law Captain Martin Ruiz de Gamboa to conquer Chiloe Island, establishing the city of Castro there, and pacifiying its inhabitants, the Cuncos.
External links & references
Castro: History of the City and Legends from the area
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