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Trevelin (Welsh: Trefelin) is a toun in the Patagonie Argentine province o Chubut. It is locatit in the depairtment o Futaleufú, sooth o Esquel, an haed aboot 6,400 inhabitants at the time o the 2001 census [INDEC].
The toun wis important in the Welsh dounset o Chubut. It wis named Trevelin (frae Trefelin, the Welsh for "mill toun") efter the first mill, kent as "Los Andes", wis establisht thare bi John Evans in 1889. Ane o the tourist attractions o Trevelín is the grave o Malacara, Evans' horse, who a few years earlier in 1884 haed savit his maister's life bi a prodigious leap.
The toun, in the Glen o the 16t o October (Welsh: Cwm Hyfryd/Bro Hydref), is near the Percy river, which flows sooth intae the Río Grande, crosses the frontier wi Chile, an thareefter is kent as the Río Futaleufú.
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- Municipal information: Municipal Affairs Federal Institute (IFAM), Municipal Affairs Secretariat, Meenistry o Interior, Argentinae. (in Spaingie)