Manta is a mid-sized city in Manabí Province, Ecuador. It is the second most populous city in the province, the fifth most populous in the country. Manta has existed since Pre-Columbian times. It was a trading post for the Mantas. According to the 2…
Latitude and longitude of Portoviejo
Portoviejo (Spanish pronunciation: [poɾtoˈβjexo], locally: [poɾtoˈβjeho]) is a city in Ecuador, and the capital the Province of Manabí 30 km from the Pacific coast. (Population: about 250,000). Also known as the city of the "Royal Tamarind Trees" for the beautiful trees found in the area. Portoviejo is the main political and economical centre of the Portoviejo River valley, which also includes the cantons of Santa Ana and Rocafuerte, where about 110 square kilometers are cultivated every year. The valley is rich in the production of tomatoes, onions, peppers, bananas, mangoes and other tropical fruits. The city, which was affected by economic crisis in the eighties and nineties, is now recovering but severe budget limitations and a huge unemployment rate present difficulties for local authorities. Portoviejo is a large commercial center for the province, where there are two shopping malls, one with a large hypermarket, 8 movie theaters, food court, and other stores. There is a large flea market in downtown. Locals are very friendly and very well educated. The city is home of the cancer treatment hospital "Dr Julio Villacreses Colmont" serving the provinces of Manabí and Esmeraldas.
Latitude: -1° 03' 16.49" S
Longitude: -80° 27' 16.02" W
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Manabí (Spanish pronunciation: [manaˈβi]) is a province in Ecuador. Its capital is Portoviejo.
Eloy Alfaro International Airport (IATA: MEC, ICAO: SEMT) is a combination civilian airport and military air base on the outskirts of Manta in the province of Manabí in western continental Ecuador. The airport, also known as Eloy Alfaro Air Base, is…
Montecristi is a town in the Manabí province of Ecuador and the capital of Montecristi Canton.
Picoazá is an urban parish in Portoviejo Canton, Manabí Province, Ecuador.
Montecristi Canton is a canton of Ecuador, located in the Manabí Province. Its capital is the town of Montecristi.
Reales Tamarindos Airport (Spanish: Aeropuerto Reales Tamarindos) (IATA: PVO, ICAO: SEPV) is an airport serving Portoviejo, the capital city of the province of Manabí in Ecuador.
Estadio Reales Tamarindos is a multi-use stadium in Portoviejo, Ecuador. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Liga Deportiva Universitaria de Portoviejo. The stadium has a capacity of 18,000 spectators and open…