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Puyo Ecuador

Puyo is the capital of Pastaza province, the gateway to the jungle, is a thriving center of commerce of industry products such as sugar cane, naranjilla, tea, coffee, cassava, etc., And also a place of rest to feel the forest and its pleasant climate. Currently Puyo is a city that has organized all the services to meet national and international tourists who come to enjoy the natural and cultural attractions that have the province of Pastaza.

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  • Region:Amazon
  • Province:Pastaza
  • Latitude:0° 59' -1" S
  • Length:77° 49' 0" W
  • Climate:15º C a 25º C
  • Population:46.007 (estimate 2008)
  • Foundation:May 12, 1899
  • Mayor:Lcdo. Oscar Ledesma
  • Zip code:EC160150
  • Area code:593 3
  • Currency:American dollar
  • Predominant language:Spanish
  • Airport:-
  • Distance from Quito:213 km. aprox.
  • Distance from Guayaquil:353 Km. aprox.

 

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Information of Puyo City

The city of Puyo was founded on May 12, 1899 under the name of Our Lady of Pompeii by the Dominican friar Alvaro Balladares, who was on an evangelical mission for eastern Ecuador.

It is situated 953 m above sea level, a northwestern province, one of the most beautiful parts of the Ecuadorian Oriente. In Quichua, Puyo means cloudy and acquired this name because of the place of its foundation was always cloudy with a persistent rain.

Puyo is known as a commercial. The landscape and natural beauty of the charms of the city, provide the best options to visitors and scientists who wish to discover the lush vegetation, fauna, immense rivers, waterfalls and other fascinating places in the province of Pastaza.

The Puyo has become the tourist city of the Ecuadorian Amazon. The main river that runs is named, Pastaza, where the river navigable to its mouth on the Amazon River.

The Puyo is a modern city with a capacity of more than 2,000 hotel rooms. Its attractions can be distributed in three tourist corridors: Puyo - Baños, Puyo - Macas and Puyo - Tena, with endless natural beaches and crystal clear rivers and hidden waterfalls in the lush jungle.

The city of Puyo existing grassland has lead to the development of livestock, the quality of their cattle is excellent and has won awards at livestock fairs.

The city of Puyo, Pastaza Province and has a natural vocation for tourism development due to various natural and cultural attractions it has, besides its proximity to the mountains of Ecuador.

In Puyo can hike, which can be played with long vines to go from one place to another, or taravitas cross suspension bridges, and smell the aroma of the typical dense vegetation, all in the Puyo River chuc, a walk controlled by the municipality and safely.

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