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Punucapa is a hamlet of pre-Hispanic origin in Los Rios Region, Chile. Its isolated location by the Cruces River and the Valdivian Coastal Range has make the village an ecotourism attraction. The wetlands of the river is the home to thousands of birds; the Black-necked Swan is the most emblematic. Punucapa is inhabited by 75 people according to INE's 2002 census.

Apart from ecotourism, Punucapa is also known for its old tradition of chicha beverage that started with the first appletrees introduced by the Spanish.

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