San Pedro de Atacama

The village of San Pedro de Atacama lies on the northern edge of the Atacama salt flats along the banks of the San Pedro river at 2440 m (8000 ft) above sea level. The village population is just under 1000. The village economy is based on agriculture, services for nearby sulphur and salt mines, and tourism.

Last modified 1997 September 18
Simon Radford