Huara is a Chilean village and commune in Tamarugal Province, Tarapacá Region. It is located or ( by road) northeast of Iquique. The village is crossed by the Pan-American Highway and is the crossing point for the road that goes to Oruro in Bolivia. This road also serves as access to the Atacama Giant site and the Volcán Isluga National Park.
The commune also comprises the Pisagua and Tarapacá hamlets.
Huara was badly damaged during an earthquake in 2005.
Huara is a spider genus in the family Amphinectidae found in New Zealand.