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Portoviejo
City
San Gregorio de Portoviejo
From top, left to right: Vicente Amador Flor Central Park, Metropolitan Cathedral of Jesus the Good Shepherd, Eloy Alfaro monument, Olmedo street, Manabi Agriculture monument, Portoviejo Botanical Garden and Manabi Technical University.
From top, left to right: Vicente Amador Flor Central Park, Metropolitan Cathedral of Jesus the Good Shepherd, Eloy Alfaro monument, Olmedo street, Manabi Agriculture monument, Portoviejo Botanical Garden and Manabi Technical University.
Flag of Portoviejo
Official seal of Portoviejo
Motto(s): 
Spanish:Portoviejo se Levanta Querer es Poder (English:Portoviejo rises, When there's a will there's a way)
Portoviejo is located in Ecuador
Portoviejo
Portoviejo
Coordinates: 1°3′22″S 80°27′19″W / 1.05611°S 80.45528°W / -1.05611; -80.45528Coordinates: 1°3′22″S 80°27′19″W / 1.05611°S 80.45528°W / -1.05611; -80.45528
CountryPortoviejo Ecuador
ProvinceManabí
CantonPortoviejo
FoundedMarch 12, 1535
Founded byFrancisco Pacheco
Urban parishes
List of parishes
  • 12 de Marzo
  • 18 de Octubre
  • Andrés de Vera
  • Colón
  • Francisco Pacheco
  • Picoazá
  • Portoviejo
  • San Pablo
  • Simón Bolívar
Government
 • MayorAgustin Casanova
Area
 • City418.06 km2 (161.41 sq mi)
 • Metro
960.73 km2 (370.94 sq mi)
Elevation
53 m (174 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • City223,086
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Metro
280,029
 • Metro density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC−5 (ECT)
Postal code
EC130105
Area code593 5
ClimateBSh
Websitewww.portoviejo.gob.ec
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Portoviejo (Spanish pronunciation: [poɾtoˈβjexo]), also known as San Gregorio de Portoviejo, is a city in Ecuador, and the capital of the Province of Manabí 30 km (19 mi) from the Pacific coast. It is still known as the city of the "Royal Tamarind Trees" due to former Tamarind plantains in the area.

It serves as the main political and economical centre of the Portoviejo River valley, which also includes the cantons of Santa Ana and Rocafuerte, where about 110 km2 (42 square miles) are cultivated every year.

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.[1]

Founded on March 12, 1535, it is one of the oldest cities in Ecuador and is the sixth largest of the country.

Portoviejo is important for the cultivation of coffee, cattle and fishing and has a thriving agricultural-processing industry, with good road connections to Quito and Guayaquil.

  1. ^ "Portoviejo guide, travel destinations & best time to visit | Ecuador". Ecuador.com. Retrieved 2022-09-29.

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