Esmeraldas Tourism, Ecuador

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Esmeraldas (Spanish pronunciation: [ezmeˈɾaldas]) is a coastal city in northwestern Ecuador. It is the seat of the Esmeraldas Canton and capital of the Esmeraldas Province. It has an international sea port and a small airport (IATA location identifier: ESM). Esmeraldas is the major seaport of northwestern Ecuador, and it lies on the Pacific coast at the mouth of the Esmeraldas River. It is exactly at the antipodes of Padang, Indonesia. The city is the principal trading hub for the region's agricultural and lumber resources, and is the terminus of the 313-mile (504-km) Trans-Ecuadorian Pipeline from the oil fields in northeastern Ecuador. Esmeraldas is well known around Latin America given the large number of locals that have historically played in the Ecuadorian national football team.


This warm abode of Esmeraldas is a delightful place to visit in Ecuador. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Esmeraldas.

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Facts and Stats for Esmeraldas*

  • Cost for Essentials in Esmeraldas

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Esmeraldas

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.13 USD
    • International Movie per seat 5.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 90 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.33 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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