Articles in Ecuador ( 287 )

287 Articles of interest in Ecuador

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  • Estadio Modelo Alberto Spencer Herrera

    Estadio Modelo is a multi-purpose stadium in Guayaquil, Ecuador, owned by Fedeguayas. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Rocafuerte Fútbol Club, Club 9 de Octubre, Club Sport Patria, Club Deportivo Everest, C…

  • Zamora, Ecuador

    Zamora (Spanish pronunciation: [saˈmoɾa]) is a city in southeastern Ecuador, capital of Zamora-Chinchipe province and cantonal head of Zamora Canton.

  • Sangolquí

    Sangolquí is a suburb of Quito and is the seat of the Rumiñahui canton in the province of Pichincha, in northern Ecuador.

  • Puná Island

    Puná Island is an island off the coast of southern Ecuador at approximately 80 degrees west longitude and 3 degrees south latitude. It is located at the head of the Gulf of Guayaquil, south of the mouth of the Guayas River and the city of Guayaquil,…

  • Papallacta

    Papallacta is a small village in Napo Province, Ecuador located at an altitude of 3,300 m in the Andes just off the Eastern Cordilleras on the road from Quito which leads into the Amazon jungle. The scenic drive from Quito to Papallacta passes throu…

  • Zaruma

    Zaruma, officially Villa Real de San Antonio del Cerro de Oro de Zaruma is a town in the south of Ecuador, El Oro Province. It is located in the south-east of this province, at an altitude of 1200 metres above sea level, on an inter-Andes route wher…

  • Sarayaku

    Sarayaku (Quechuan: "The River of Corn"; also transcribed Sarayacu) is a territory and a village, situated by the Bobonaza River in the province of Pastaza in the southern part of the Amazonic region of Ecuador, el Oriente. The territory incorporate…

  • Puerto Bolívar

    Puerto Bolivar is part of the municipality of Machala, El Oro Province, Ecuador. Puerto Bolívar is one of the world's largest shipment points for bananas, most of them destined for Europe; about 80% of Ecuador's banana production is shipped through …

  • Marchena Island

    The island's name, Marchena Island, comes from the Spanish monk, Frey Antonio de Marchena. It has an area of 130 km² and a maximum altitude of 343 meters.

  • Cordillera Real (Ecuador)

    The Cordillera Real (also Cordillera of Quito, Cordillera Central of Ecuador) is a chain of mountains in the Andes of Ecuador, the largest of them volcanic. They are continued by the Cordillera Central of Peru to the south and the Cordillera Central…

  • Black Turtle Cove

    Black Turtle Cove (Spanish: Caleta Tortuga Negra) is a mangrove estuary on the northern shores of Santa Cruz Island in Ecuador's Galapagos Islands. The national park has strict regulations to protect this pristine environment. Tourists may visit the…

  • 2008 Conviasa Boeing 737 crash

    A Conviasa Boeing 737-291 Advanced (registered as YV-102T) ferry flight from Maiquetia, Venezuela to Latacunga, Ecuador crashed into Illiniza Volcano. The aircraft had been stored at Caracas and was being ferried to a new owner.

  • 1797 Riobamba earthquake

    The 1797 Riobamba earthquake occurred at 12:30 UTC on 4 February. It devastated the city of Riobamba and many other cities in the Interandean valley, causing up to 40,000 casualties. It is estimated that seismic intensities in the epicentral area re…

  • Pasochoa

    Pasochoa (4,200 metres) is an extinct volcano located in the Guayllabamba river basin in the Ecuadorian Andes. The current mountain form is a collapsed crater with a semicircular shape.

  • Museo Antropologico y de Arte Contemporaneo

    Museo Antropologico y de Arte Contemporaneo (English: "Anthropology and Contemporary Art Museum"), or MAAC is a state-of-the-art museum in Guayaquil, Ecuador celebrating Ecuadorian, Latin American and Pre-Columbian art and culture. MAAC is a welcome…

  • Mompiche

    Mompiche is a small fishing village at the south end of a large bay just south of the city of Esmeraldas, Ecuador.

  • Lago Agrio Airport

    Lago Agrio Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto de Lago Agrio) (IATA: LGQ, ICAO: SENL) is an airport serving Nueva Loja (also known as Lago Agrio), the capital city of the canton of Lago Agrio and the province of Sucumbíos in Ecuador.

  • Isla Corazón

    Isla Corazon is a naturally heart-shaped mangrove island, located on the Chone River estuary off the city of Bahía de Caráquez in Ecuador's coastal province of Manabi.

  • Estadio Bellavista

    Estadio Bellavista is a multi-use stadium in Ambato, Ecuador. It is used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Mushuc Runa, Macará, and Técnico Universitario. The stadium holds 20,000 spectators and is located on Bolivariana Avenue,…

  • Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar

    Estadio Alejandro Serrano Aguilar is a multi-purpose stadium in Cuenca, Ecuador. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Club Deportivo Cuenca and Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Cuenca. The stadium holds 22,000 s…

  • Battle of Guayaquil

    The Battle of Guayaquil was the final and pivotal armed confrontation of the Ecuadorian Civil War. The battle was fought on the outskirts of the city of Guayaquil, Ecuador on September 22 – 24, 1860 among several factions claiming control of the cou…

  • University of Guayaquil

    The University of Guayaquil (Spanish: Universidad de Guayaquil), known colloquially as the Estatal (i.e., "State", in the same sense as, for example, a school such as "Iowa State" would simply be called "State" by local students), is a public univer…

  • Salasaca

    Salasaca is located in the Tungurahua Province in the center of Ecuador, halfway along the road from Ambato to Baños. The Salasacas speak Spanish and Quichua.

  • Old Cathedral of Cuenca

    The Church of the Shrine (Spanish: Iglesia del Sagrario) — commonly referred to as the Old Cathedral of Cuenca (Spanish: Catedral Vieja de Cuenca) — was the main place of Spanish worship during the time of Spanish colonization in Cuenca, Ecuador.