San Carlos de Bariloche, is an Argentinian city, part of Río Negro Province, and is the main city of the Department of Bariloche. It is the most heavily populated city in the Patagonian Andes. It is located next to the Nahuel Huapi National Park, alongside the Cordillera de los Andes (Andes Mountain Range), on the southern shore of Nahuel Huapi Lake.
Flora and Fauna of Bariloche
In and around the extensive forests near Bariloche the natural environment is home to a rich variety of plants, among which are coihues, cypresses and alerces. The area’s fauna is very diverse, including such mammals, birds, fish, and reptiles as condors, deer, wild boar, pumas, and guanacos.