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This article is about the city of Guayaquil. For the canton named after this city, see Guayaquil (canton).


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Santiago de Guayaquil
Official flag of Santiago de Guayaquil
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Official seal of Santiago de Guayaquil
Seal
Nickname: "La Perla del Paficico"
Country Ecuador
Province Guayas
Canton Guayaquil (canton)
Government
 - Mayor Jaime Nebot Saadi (PSC)
Area
 - City 1,214.4 km²  (468.9 sq mi)
 - Land 785.6 km² (303.3 sq mi)
 - Water 428.8 km² (165.6 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 - City 2,189,865
 - Density 1,803/km² (4,668/sq mi)
 - Metro 2,908,338
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Website: http://www.visitaguayaquil.com

Santiago de Guayaquil, or just Guayaquil (IPA: [guaʏakʊʟ]; Spanish: Guayaquil, IPA: [uaʏakiʟ]) , is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador, as well as that nation's main port. Guayaquil is on the west margin of the Guayas River, which flows into the Gulf of Guayaquil in the Pacific Ocean. Guayaquil is at 2.21°S 79.90°W, about 250 km south-southwest of the capital of Ecuador, Quito. According to the most recent census (2001), its population was 2,189,865. However, the estimated metropolitan population was 2,908,338. Image File history File links Flag_of_Guayaquil. ... Image File history File links Escudoguayaquil. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... Provinces of Ecuador Ecuador is divided into 22 provinces (Spanish: provincias, singular - provincia): Province (Capital) Azuay (Cuenca) Bolívar (Guaranda) Cañar (Azogues) Carchi (Tulcán) Chimborazo (Riobamba) Cotopaxi (Latacunga) El Oro (Machala) Esmeraldas (Esmeraldas) Galápagos (Puerto Baquerizo Moreno) Guayas (Guayaquil) Imbabura (Ibarra) Loja (Loja) Los Ríos (Babahoyo... Guayas is the most populated province in Ecuador. ... A canton is a tertiary subdivision of Ecuador, below provinces. ... The canton of Guayaquil is a canton in the center of the Guayas province in western Ecuador. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... The Social Christian Party (Spanish: Partido Social Cristiano; PSC) is a centre-right political party in Ecuador. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... To help compare orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or... A time zone is a region of the Earth that has adopted the same standard time, usually referred to as the local time. ... EST (shown in yellow) is UTC-5 The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Daylight saving time around the world  DST used  DST no longer used  DST never used Daylight saving time (DST), also summer time in British English, is the convention of advancing clocks so that afternoons have more daylight and mornings have less. ... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Not to be confused with the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... Not to be confused with the NATO phonetic alphabet, which has also informally been called the “International Phonetic Alphabet”. For information on how to read IPA transcriptions of English words, see IPA chart for English. ... The city of Chicago, as seen from the sky A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ... The Guayas River in Guayaquil The Guayas River is a river in western Ecuador. ... The Gulf of Guayaquil is a large body of water of the Pacific Ocean in western South America. ... Nickname: Luz de América Map of Ecuador showing location of Quito Coordinates: Country Ecuador Province Pichincha Canton Quito  - Mayor Paco Moncayo Area approx    - City 290 km²  - Land 290 km²  - Water 0 km² Elevation 2,800 m Population (2005, estimation)  - City 1,865,541 (canton)  - Density ~4,800/km² Time... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Guayaquil is the capital of the Ecuadorian province of Guayas and the seat of the namesake canton. (In Ecuador, a cantón (canton) is a second-order subnational entity below a first-order province.) In politics, a capital (also called capital city or political capital — although the latter phrase has a second meaning based on an alternative sense of capital) is the principal city or town associated with a countrys government. ... Guayas is the most populated province in Ecuador. ... The canton of Guayaquil is a canton in the center of the Guayas province in western Ecuador. ... A canton is a tertiary subdivision of Ecuador, below provinces. ... Subnational entity is a generic term for an administrative region within a country — on an arbitrary level below that of the sovereign state — typically with a local government encompassing multiple municipalities, counties, or provinces with a certain degree of autonomy in a varying number of matters. ... A province is a territorial unit, almost always a country subdivision. ...


The city is the center of Ecuador's fishing and manufacturing industries.


The city's airport, Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (IATA abbr.: GYE), has undergone renovations in the past year. Simón Bolívar International Airport (IATA: GYE, ICAO: SEGU) is an airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador, named for Latin American hero Simón Bolívar. ... The International Air Transport Association is an international trade organization of airlines headquarted in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. ...

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History

Guayaquil's waterfront around 1920
Guayaquil's waterfront around 1920

Guayaquil was founded on July 25 (see note below), 1538 with the name Muy Noble y Muy Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Guayaquil by Spanish Conquistador Francisco de Orellana. Even before it was founded by the Spanish, it already existed as a native village. Guyaquil Waterfront, c. ... Guyaquil Waterfront, c. ... July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Conquistador (Spanish: []) (meaning Conqueror in the Spanish language) is the term used to refer to the soldiers, explorers and adventurers who brought much of the Americas and Asia Pacific under Spanish colonial rule between the 15th and 17th centuries, starting with the 1492 settlement established in the modern-day Bahamas... A Spanish postal stamp featuring Orellana Francisco de Orellana (c1500-c1549) was a Spanish explorer and conquistador. ...


Note - July 25 is the legal holiday in Guayaquil. Historians have not yet reached a consensus about the date of Guayaquil's foundation or founder. The city might have been founded more than once. Another possible founder might be Diego de Almagro. July 25 is the 206th day (207th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 159 days remaining. ...


In 1600 Guayaquil had a population of about 2,000 people; by 1700 the city had a population of over 10,000. 1600 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events January 1 - Russia accepts Julian calendar. ...


In 1687, Guayaquil was attacked and looted by English and French pirates under the command of George d'Hout (English) and Picard and Groniet (Frenchmen). Of the more than 260 pirates, 35 died and 46 were wounded; 75 defenders of the city died and more than 100 were wounded. The pirates took local women as concubines. Quito paid the ransom demanded by the pirates with the condition they release the hostages and not burn Guayaquil. Events March 19 - The men under explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle murder him while searching for the mouth of the Mississippi River. ... Look up pirate and piracy in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A swampy marsh area ...

Monument commemorating the conference between Simón Bolívar and José de San Martín
Monument commemorating the conference between Simón Bolívar and José de San Martín

In 1709, the English captains Woodes Rogers, Etienne Courtney, and William Dampier along with 110 other pirates, looted Guayaquil and demanded ransom; however, they suddenly departed without collecting the ransom after an epidemic of yellow fever broke out. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 316 KB) Photographer: Martin Zeise, Berlin Date: 08. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 316 KB) Photographer: Martin Zeise, Berlin Date: 08. ... “Bolívar” redirects here. ... Jos de San Martín also known as José Francisco de San Martin Matorras (25 February 1778 – 17 August 1850), was an Argentine general and the prime leader of the southern part of South Americas successful struggle for independence from Spain. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ...


In October 9, 1820, almost without bloodshed, a group of civilians supported by soldiers from the "Granaderos de Reserva", a Peruvian battalion quartered in Guayaquil, overwhelmed the resistance of the Royalist guards and arrested the Spanish authorities. Guayaquil declared independence from Spain. José Joaquín de Olmedo was named "Jefe Civil" of Guayaquil. October 9 is the 282nd day of the year (283rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


On July 26, 1822, José de San Martín and Simón Bolívar held a famous conference in Guayaquil to plan for the independence of Spanish South America. July 26 is the 207th day (208th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 158 days remaining. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Jos de San Martín also known as José Francisco de San Martin Matorras (25 February 1778 – 17 August 1850), was an Argentine general and the prime leader of the southern part of South Americas successful struggle for independence from Spain. ... “Bolívar” redirects here. ... The Guayaquil conference is a meeting that took place on July 26, 1822, in Guayaquil, Ecuador, between José de San Martín and Simón Bolívar, to discuss the future of Peru (and South America in general). ... South America South America is a continent crossed by the equator, with most of its area in the Southern Hemisphere. ...


The city suffered from a major fire in 1896 which destroyed large portions of the city. A forest fire Fire is a rapid oxidation process that creates light, heat, and smoke, and varies in intensity. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ...


Guayaquil's current mayor (alcalde) is Jaime Nebot [ˈxai.me ne.ˈβot], a well-known member of the political party Partido Social Cristiano. Political parties Part of the Politics series Politics Portal This box:      A political party is a political organization that seeks to attain political power within a government, usually by participating in electoral campaigns. ... The Partido Social Cristiano is a right-wing political party from Ecuadorfound by former president Camilo Ponce Henriquez. ...


Jaime Nebot began a campaign of construction projects for the city in the late 1990s to attract tourism, that included the "urban regeneration", which recontructed the city in all levels including sidewalks, parks, sewer system, it took the power and telephone lines underground, it saw a lot of recontruction of the city's chaotic transit system with the construction of multiple infrastructures (streets, speedways, overhead passages, tunnels,etc.). In August 2006, the city's first bus rapid transit system, Metrovia, opened to provide a quicker, high-capacity service. One of the main projects was called Malecón 2000 [ma.le.ˈkon ðoz ˈmil], the renovation of the breakwater (malecón) along the Guayas River with the addition of a boardwalk in 2000. Another project was the creation of the Nuevo Parque Histórico, a park in a housing development area that is called Entre Ríos because it lies between the Daule and Babahoyo rivers (which confluence to form the Guayas river), in a mangrove wetland area. The park cost the city about 7 million dollars. It is a refuge for fauna and a zone of historical-architecture preservation, and has a traditions-and-history exhibition center. The idea of the creation of this park came from Ecuador's central bank in 1982, as part of their "Rescate Arquitectónico" ("Architectural Rescue") program. For the band, see 1990s (band). ... Tourists on OÊ»ahu, Hawaii Tourism is travel for predominantly recreational or leisure purposes, and also refers to the provision of services in support of this act. ... Breakwaters create safe harbors but can also trap sediment moving along the coast. ... Photograph of the boardwalk in Atlantic City, NJ, USA, taken August 2003. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Above and below water view at the edge of the mangal. ... A subtropical wetland in Florida, USA, with an endangered American Crocodile. ...


Food and Restaurants

Guayaquil food is very popular among tourists, people enjoy eating the great variety of dishes that the city offers. Some famous recipes are "Guatita," which is made with peanuts, "Encebollado" which is a seafood soup, "Arroz con Menestra y carne" (rice and beans with grilled or fried beef), "Fritada" (fried pork), pan de yuca (bread made from yucca). Some restaurants where these foods, and other ones from fast food to Asian, Mexico, Uruguay and the USA can be found are: Species many, see text For the potato-like vegetable, see yuca. ...

  • "Lo Nuestro"
  • "La Parrilla del Nato"
  • "Yogur Persa"
  • "Gran Chef"
  • "Fridays"
  • "Matsuri Sushi"
  • "Chifa Amoi"
  • "Cantones"
  • "Chifa Jumbo"
  • "Helados Fragola"
  • "Parrillada del Este"
  • "El Capi"
  • "Al Malek Shawarma"

Artists

Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art (MAAC), near the breakwater (photo taken in 2000)
Museum of Anthropology and Contemporary Art (MAAC), near the breakwater (photo taken in 2000)

Ecuador is known for its artists and its place in art history as many of them were born in Guayaquil such as: Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 317 KB) Photographer: Martin Zeise, Berlin Date: 08. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 317 KB) Photographer: Martin Zeise, Berlin Date: 08. ... Look up artist in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...

Secondary office of the Ecuadorian central bank (Banco Central del Ecuador or BCE) in Guayaquil (December 8, 2004)
Secondary office of the Ecuadorian central bank (Banco Central del Ecuador or BCE) in Guayaquil (December 8, 2004)

In addition to the Master Artists above, other famous people from Guayaquil include animator Mike Judge; poets José Joaquín de Olmedo and Adalberto Ortiz, scholar Benjamín Urrutia, former world's oldest person Maria Capovilla, violinist Jorge Saade, operatic soprano Beatriz Parra Durango, singers Julio Jaramillo, Gerardo Mejia, who famous during the early 90s for his song "Rico, Suave", and tennis players Pancho Segura, That in 1950 and 1952, as a professional, he was the World Co-No. 1 player, and Andres Gomez, who won the Roland Grarros in 1990. Julio Alfredo Jaramillo Laurido, also known as J.J., (born October 1, 1935 in Guayaquil, Ecuador, died February 9, 1978) was one of the greatest Pasillo performers. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Félix Arauz Arauzs, Florero, oil & sand on canvas, 2001. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... Xavier Blum Pinto (b. ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Constantés, Pintura No. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Araceli Gilbert in Paris, 1955. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Nickname: Luz de América Map of Ecuador showing location of Quito Coordinates: Country Ecuador Province Pichincha Canton Quito  - Mayor Paco Moncayo Area approx    - City 290 km²  - Land 290 km²  - Water 0 km² Elevation 2,800 m Population (2005, estimation)  - City 1,865,541 (canton)  - Density ~4,800/km² Time... Molinaris, Untitled, acryllic on canvas, 1983. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Tábara in his studio showing some of his Bocetos. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... Velardes, Self Portrait with Binoculars, 2005. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Villafuertes, Self Portrait, age 18, oil on canvas, 1963. ... 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Location Coordinates : Time Zone : CET (GMT +1) - summer: CEST (GMT +2) General information Native name Barcelona (Catalan) Spanish name Barcelona Nickname Ciutat Comtal (Catalan) Ciudad Condal (Spanish) Postal code 08001–08080 Area code 34 (Spain) + 93 (Barcelona) Website http://www. ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 326 KB) Photographer: Martin Zeise, Berlin Date: 08. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1280x960, 326 KB) Photographer: Martin Zeise, Berlin Date: 08. ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michael Craig Judge (born 17 October 1962 in Guayaquil, Ecuador) is an American animator, voice actor, writer, and producer, best-known as the creator and star of the hit animated television series Beavis and Butt-head and King of the Hill. ... José Joaquín de Olmedo (1780 1847) was President of Ecuador from June 6, 1845, to June 18, 1845, and a second time from June 18, 1845, to December 8, 1845. ... Adalberto Ortiz (1914-2003) Novelist, poet and diplomat born in Esmeraldas, a province of Ecuador. ... Benjamín Urrutia or Benjamin Urrutia (born 1950), international author and scholar, was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador. ... Maria at 116 Maria Esther de Capovilla of Guayaquil, Ecuador (born September 14, 1889) was named the Worlds Oldest Person by Guinness World Records, Dec 9, 2005. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Ecuadors foremost classical soprano, Beatriz Parra Durango was born in Guayaquil, 1940. ... Pancho Segura hitting his famous two-handed forehand Pancho Segura, born Francisco Olegario Segura (June 20, 1921) was a leading tennis player of the 1940s and 1950s, both as an amateur and as a professional. ... The Three Major Professional Tournaments Professional tennis players in the years before the Open era began in 1968 played mostly on tours in head-to-head competition. ...


Religious Structures

Guayaquil has a Cathedral and many other Roman Catholic churches. It also has a Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints [1] and many other religious structures of that denomination. There are many faiths and religions represented throughout the city. The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Temple of Hephaestus, an Doric Greek temple in Athens with the original entrance facing east, 449 BC (western face depicted) For other uses, see Temple (disambiguation). ... The Salt Lake Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the largest attraction in the citys Temple Square. ...


Universities

Some of Guayaquil's main universities are:

  • Universidad de Guayaquil
  • Escuela Superior Politécnica del Litoral
  • Universidad Católica de Santiago de Guayaquil
  • Universidad Laica Vicente Rocafuerte
  • Universidad de Especialidades Espíritu Santo
  • Universidad Casa Grande
  • Universidad Santa Maria
  • Brookdale Community College
  • Blue Hill College

Places to Visit

El Malecón 2000 - Is a project of restoration of the historic Simon Bolivar Pier. It will be a symbolic center of the city, a mix of green areas and shopping, and is expected to become a major tourist attraction.


El Palacio Municipal - is sited in front of the Malecón and holds the political offices of city and provincial officials. A building of the neoclassical style, it is considered one of the most important architectural works in the country. Employees will enthusiastically answer questions about the building and are a good source of information regarding the city.


Las Peñas Neighborhood - in the northeast corner of the city's center, is the artistic center of the city. Many of the area's 400-year-old houses have been converted into art galleries and several notable artists have studios in the area. A walk through this historic district gives one a glimpse into Guayaquil's past.


Mercado Artesanal - is the largest artisan market in the city. The market is housed in a 240-shop building that takes up the entire block of Baquerizo Avenue, between the streets Loja and Juan Montalvo. Its many vendors sell indigenous crafts, jewelry, and paintings.


Parque Centenario - located on the street 9 de Octubre, between Lorenzo de Garaycoa and Quito, this is the largest park downtown, occupying four city blocks. It offers shady refuge from the equatorial sun, wih large trees arching over the walkways and lawns. A large statue of Liberty dominates the central area of the park.


Parque Seminario - Located on 10 de Agosto Avenue and Chile, is home to many iguanas, some of which approach 5 feet in length. There seems to be hundreds of the monstrous, yet docile, reptiles lurking all over. Every afternoon, workers bring fruit and vegetable scraps to lure the iguanas from the trees so that onlookers may watch them descend for a snack! There is also a pond filled with colorful Japanese Tilapia fish. An equestrian statue of Simón Bolívar is located in the center of the park.


Most buildings in downtown Guayaquil have a very attractive feature - the soportales - these are colonnades or arcades that provide protection to pedestrians from the equatorial sun and torrential rains.


Many attractive churches feature Spanish influenced architecture.


Bahia - Is a famous marketplace that is popular among both tourists and natives. It features practically everything, from shoes to electronic devices.


Night Life

Guayaquil is also a big party city, famous areas to go clubbing are "Zona Rosa" full of clubs where you can listen to live music, pubs at el Barrio las Peñas, here you can relax have a drink and listen to music played by native artists, and the modern night clubs at Samborondón that nobody that is in the city should ever miss
Clubs to go: "El Gran Cacao", "Kamikaze", "Mute", "Vulcano", "Atenea", "La Proa", "Fizz", "Bla, Bla, Bla".


Trivia

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See also

This is a list of urban parishes in Guayaquil: Ayacucho Bolívar Carbo Chongón Febres Cordero García Moreno Letamendi Nueve de Octubre Pascuales Olmedo Roca Rocafuerte Sucre Tarqui Urdaneta Ximena Categories: Guayaquil Canton ... José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, formerly called Simón Bolívar International Airport (IATA: GYE, ICAO: SEGY) (Spanish: Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo) is an airport in Guayaquil, Ecuador, named after José Joaquín de Olmedo, a notable poet and former president of Ecuador. ...

References

  • Municipalidad de Guayaquil
  • Map of north and central Guayaquil
  • Night life Info
  • Guayaquil Entertainment

External links

  • Old Photos of Guayaquil
  • Photos of Guayaquil I
  • Tourism and Entertainment of Guayaquil I
  • Photos of Guayaquil II
  • Guayaquil Webcam showing the "Puente de la Unidad Nacional"
  • Guayaquil at Google Maps
  • Guayaquil at Ecuador Travel Guides
  • Moda en Guayaquil

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