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Santiago de Guayaquil
Santiago of Guayaquil
Skyline of Guayaquil
Lighthouse on Santa Ana Hill
Guayaquil Metropolitan Cathedral
Malecón 2000
Ninth of October Avenue (Avenida Nueve de Octubre)
Guayaquil, with the Guayas River in the foreground
Flag of Guayaquil
Coat of arms of Guayaquil
La Perla del Pacífico
English: The Pearl of the Pacific
Por Guayaquil Independiente
English: For Independent Guayaquil
Guayaquil is located in Ecuador
Guayaquil is located in South America
Coordinates: 02°11′24″S 79°53′15″W / 2.19000°S 79.88750°W / -2.19000; -79.88750
CountryGuayaquil Ecuador
ProvinceGuayaquil Guayas
Spanish foundation(1535-07-25)25 July 1535
Independence(1820-10-09)9 October 1820
Founded byFrancisco de Orellana
Named forGuayas and Quil
Urban parishes16 urban parishes
 • TypeMayor and council
 • Governing bodyMunicipality of Guayaquil
 • MayorAquiles Álvarez
 • Vice-MayorBlanca López
 • City344.5 km2 (133.01 sq mi)
 • Land316.42 km2 (122.17 sq mi)
 • Water28.08 km2 (10.84 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,493.86 km2 (962.88 sq mi)
4 m (13.2 ft)
 • City2,650,288
 • Density7,700/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
 • Metro
GDP (PPP, constant 2015 values)
 • Year2023
 • Total$42.9 billion[2]
 • Per capita$17,300
Time zoneUTC−5 (ECT)
Postal code
Area code(0)4
Vehicle registrationG
WebsiteMunicipality of Guayaquil

Guayaquil (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡwaʝaˈkil] ; Quechua: Wayakil), officially Santiago de Guayaquil, is the largest city[contradictory] in Ecuador and also the nation's economic capital and main port. The city is the capital of Guayas Province and the seat of Guayaquil Canton. The city is located on the west bank of the Guayas River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Guayaquil.

  1. ^ " Population and area of Guayaquil." Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos. Retrieved on December 31, 2023.
  2. ^ "TelluBase—Ecuador Fact Sheet (Tellusant Public Service Series)" (PDF). Tellusant. Retrieved January 11, 2024.

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