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Guayaquil
Santiago de Guayaquil
City
Saint James of Guayaquil
Top left: A night view of lighthouse in Santa Ana Hill, Top upper right: A view of Malecon Simon Bolivar, downtown area, from Santa Ana Hill, Top lower right: Guayaquil Metropolitan Cathedral, Middle left: Guayaquil City Office, Middle right: View of Avenida Nueve de Octubre from Malecon 2000, Bottom left: View of El Carmen Hills, Bottom right: Guayas River and Guayaquil National Unity Bridge (Puente Unidad Nacional)
Top left: A night view of lighthouse in Santa Ana Hill, Top upper right: A view of Malecon Simon Bolivar, downtown area, from Santa Ana Hill, Top lower right: Guayaquil Metropolitan Cathedral, Middle left: Guayaquil City Office, Middle right: View of Avenida Nueve de Octubre from Malecon 2000, Bottom left: View of El Carmen Hills, Bottom right: Guayas River and Guayaquil National Unity Bridge (Puente Unidad Nacional)
Flag of Guayaquil
Coat of arms of Guayaquil
Nickname(s): 
La Perla del Pacífico
English: The Pearl of the Pacific
Motto(s): 
Por Guayaquil Independiente
English: For Independent Guayaquil
Guayaquil is located in Ecuador
Guayaquil
Guayaquil
Guayaquil is located in South America
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Guayaquil
Coordinates: 02°11′24″S 79°53′15″W / 2.19000°S 79.88750°W / -2.19000; -79.88750Coordinates: 02°11′24″S 79°53′15″W / 2.19000°S 79.88750°W / -2.19000; -79.88750
CountryEcuador
ProvinceGuayas
CantonGuayaquil
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
Government
 • TypeMayor and council
 • Governing bodyMunicipality of Guayaquil
 • MayorCynthia Viteri
 • Vice-MayorJosué Sánchez
Area
 • 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)
Elevation
4 m (13.2 ft)
Population
 (2019)
 • City2,698,077[1]
 • Metro
3,113,725
DemonymGuayaquileño
Time zoneUTC−5 (ECT)
Postal code
EC090150
Area code(0)4
Vehicle registrationG
LanguagesSpanish
ClimateAw
WebsiteMunicipality of Guayaquil
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Guayaquil
Engraving depicting a map of Guayaquil in 1741.

Guayaquil (Spanish pronunciation: [ɡwaʝaˈkil] (Guayaquillisten); Quechua: Wayakil), officially Santiago de Guayaquil, is the second largest[2] city in Ecuador and also the nation's 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 Projections 2010–2020." Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos. Retrieved on January 12, 2019.
  2. ^ "Proyecciones Poblacionales". (in Spanish). National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (INEC). Archived from the original on 18 October 2013. Retrieved 25 April 2020

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