The land here was auctioned to a handful of settlers in 1885, and the town was officially founded in 1904.
Today, it is known for its remote location despite having a large population, waterfront, and agriculture.
People Born in Neuquen
Neuquen in People's Lives
James McAvoy: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie X-Men: First Class.
Michael Fassbender: I traveled here in 2010 to film scenes of the movie X-Men: First Class. We filmed on location at the Villa de Angostura.