Renaico is the entry point for Malleco, through the eastern drainage basin in the Nahuelbuta range. It has paved and expedite roads all through the year, which communicate the main populated centers of the province towards the south, which extends to the Biobío region. It has a railroad station that connects it with other locations in the north bank of the Biobío river, Concepcion and Talcahuano can be found 22 kilometers (14 miles) from the city of Angol, the provincial capital, and 156 kilometers (97 miles) from Temuco.