Loncoche can be found in the southern limit of the Araucanía region, in the province of Cautín, 85 km (53 miles) from Temuco. This commune stands out for its productive potential towards the agricultural industry (minor fruit production) and livestock (sheep and cattle), and also for its internationally acknowledged craftsmanship. There is also a museum where items from the Mapuche people and information about the history of the commune can be found. Loncoche is a quiet, peaceful, safe city, bathed by the Cruces river crystalline waters and suitable for family life. It is close to big cities and its location along the Ruta 5 Sur, make it a strategic city for touristic activity.