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South America » Ecuador » West » Guayaquil July 1st 1982

July 01, 1982 *City official name :Santiago de Guyaquil *Founded date :July 25, 1538 *Location :Guayas Province *Elavation :0 ft (0 m) *Area :Approximately 468.9 square miles (1214.4 km²). *Facts :The most populous city in Ecuador, as well as that nation's main sea port. Guayaquil is on the west margin of the Guayas River, which flows into the Gulf of Guayaquil in the Pacific Ocean. Its population is approximately 1,985,379. ... read more
Guayaquil
Guayaquil
Guayaquil

South America » Ecuador » North » Atacames June 30th 1981

June 30, 1981 *City official name :Esmeraldas *Founded date :? *Location :Esmeraldas - Province *Elavation :0 ft (0 m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :an all-year-round tourist resort, is just 30 km from the city Esmeraldas. Atacames’ well-developed tourist infrastructure and plethora of seaside restaurants, bars make it a great beach destination for relaxing. It’s markets selling locally made handicrafts, jewelry, and coral products make Atacames a great place for an affordable shopping spree, as well. ... read more
Atacames
Atacames
Atacames

South America » Ecuador June 28th 1981

June 28, 1981 *City official name :Súa *Founded date :? *Location :Esmeraldas - Province *Elavation :0 ft (0 m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Five km further south from Atacames is the quiet fishing village of Súa, which is also a great destination with comfortable hotels and delicious cuisine. ... read more
Sua
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South America » Ecuador April 9th 1981

April 09, 1981 *City official name :Ambato, *Founded date :? *Location :Tungurahua - Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :City was name in honor to the Hambato tribe, A Pre-Incan civilization. ... read more
Ambato
Ambato
Ambato

South America » Ecuador » North » Esmeraldas June 15th 1980

June 15, 1980 *City official name :Esmeraldas *Founded date :? *Location :Esmeraldas Province *Elavation :0 ft (0 m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :The conquistadors were astounded to find Indians bedecked in emeralds awaiting them on shore when they landed. Convinced that the region was abundant in the brilliant gems, they named it Esmeraldas. ... read more
Esmeraldas
Esmeraldas
Esmeraldas - Oil Refinary

South America » Ecuador » Centre » Baños May 15th 1980

May 15, 1980 *City official name :Baños de Agua Santa *Founded date :? *Location :Tungurahua Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Baños is a center for various adventure sports such as kayaking, trekking, and mountain biking. Other attractions include the Virgen de Agua Santa Sanctuary and the various thermal hot springs in the area. ... read more
Baños
Baños
Baños by Google

South America » Ecuador April 15th 1980

Apr 15, 1980 *City official name :Guayllabamba *Founded date :? *Location :Pichincha Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Guayllabamba (Quechua for green plain) is a small agricultural town (administratively, a rural parish of the canton of Quito) located 29 kilometers northeast of the city of Quito in northern Ecuador. In the Ecuadorian national census of November 24, 2001, the parish had a population of 12,227. The Zoológico de Quito (Quito Zoo), which was originally in the Benalcázar parish of the city of Quito, was moved in 1997 to the southwest of the parish, and is operated since 1999 by the Fundación Zoológica del Ecuador. The zoo is the largest zoo in Ecuador. ... read more
Guayllabamba
Guayllabamba
Guayllabamba

South America » Ecuador January 5th 1980

September 11, 1979 *City official name :Papallacta *Founded date :? *Location :Napo Province *Elavation :? ft (? m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Papallacta is set high in the Ecuadorian Andes and surrounded by towering peaks, Papallacta is one of the prettiest places in South America to take a dip in thermal waters. Moreover, due to the mineral content and high temperature (between 35 and 64 degrees centigrade) of Papallacta’s water, the hot springs have medicinal properties and healing powers. ... read more
Papallacta
Papallacta
Papallacta

South America » Ecuador January 4th 1980

June 16, 1979 *City official name :El Tingo *Founded date :? *Location :Pichincha Province *Elavation :9,250 ft (2,800 m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :El tingo is best known for the hot springs. ... read more

South America » Ecuador January 3rd 1980

June 1, 1976 Bahia de Caraquez Map *City official name :Bahia de Caraquez *Founded date :? *Location :Manabi Province *Elavation :0 ft (0 m) *Area :Approximately ? square miles (? km²). *Facts :Bahia de Caraquez became an Ecocity on February 23, 1999 due to the devastation caused by two natural disasters in 1997 and 1998: the "El Niño" phenomenon and an earthquake in august of the later year. At present the population of Bahía may be estimated in 30.000 people located on the urban area and its surroundings. ... read more
Bahia de Caraquez
Bahia de Caraquez
Bahia de Caraquez




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