The most important cities of Ecuador

Guayaquil
You may never have considered traveling to Ecuador , but the truth is that this country has a lot to offer the traveler. For example, you should know that, with 46 different ecosystems, it is one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet. And do not think that this diversity is only found in ecosystems, but that Ecuador is also very diverse culturally and geographically. In fact, each of the four regions of the country has its own climate, flora, fauna, landscapes and activities. Another of the great attractions of this place is that it is small, so it is easy to explore in a short time. We must also highlight its good climate, its friendly people, its artistic side and, of course, the Galapagos Islands, one of the most surprising corners of the world.

So that you know more about Ecuador, an ideal place for ecological tourism, relaxation and adventure, today we are going to take a tour of its most important cities . Of course, it is important that you bear in mind that we are going to base ourselves on the number of inhabitants. Would you like to join us?

Guayaquil

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First of all, we want to talk about Guayaquil, the most populated city in the Republic of Ecuador, in addition to being an important center of commerce. The city stands out for its high use of mass transit, its density and the diversity of its population. Founded in the mid-16th century, it is the main access point for cruises to the Galapagos. Also, you should know that thanks to urban renewal projects and the new international airport, tourism is growing.

Quito

Quito
The capital of Ecuador is Quito, officially known as San Francisco de Quito. It is the second most populated city in the country, in addition to being the political center of the Republic, housing the main governmental, cultural and financial organizations. Along with Krakow, it was the first city to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO thanks, among other things, to the fact that it is home to the least altered historic center in Latin America.

Basin

Basin
Officially known as Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca, the Ecuadorian city of Cuenca is home to a historic center declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. In addition, it is important to bear in mind that it receives the nickname of "the Athens of Ecuador"; due to its architecture , its diversity and its contribution to the Ecuadorian arts, sciences and letters.

Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo de los Colorados, or simply Santo Domingo, is the fourth most populous city in Ecuador. It houses some important cultural, financial, commercial and administrative organizations. We want to highlight its natural areas, which are endowed with high biodiversity, in addition to its nightlife.

Machala

Machala
The fifth most populous city in Ecuador is Machala. It is an agricultural , industrial city with an important commercial and banking movement. It is known as the “Banana Capital of the world” or “Banana Capital of the World”, since from Puerto Boívar bananas are exported all over the world.

Duran

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Durán, also known as Eloy Alfaro, is the sixth most populated city in the country. It is located in front of Guayaquil and, in fact, it is the dormitory city ​​for many workers who work in the main city of Ecuador.

Portoviejo

Portoviejo
We continue our tour of the most important cities of Ecuador in Portoviejo, which has many tourist attractions as it is located on the coast . Crucita Beach and the Laguna del Encanto stand out, which hides mysteries in its waters.

Blanket

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Finally, we must talk about Manta, a city located on a bay. Thanks to its beaches , it is visited every year by numerous national and foreign tourists. It is also known for its nightlife.

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