Babahoyo

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Babahoyo
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Babahoyo is located in Ecuador
Babahoyo
Babahoyo
Coordinates: 1°48′0″S 79°32′24″W / 1.80000°S 79.54000°W / -1.80000; -79.54000
Country Ecuador
ProvinceBandera de Los Ríos.svgLos Ríos
CantonBandera de Babahoyo.pngBabahoyo
Founded1796
Government
 • MayorJhonny Terán Salcedo
Area
 • City174.58 km2 (67.41 sq mi)
 • Metro
1,087.31 km2 (419.81 sq mi)
Elevation
8 m (26 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • City96,956
 • Density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
 • Metro
153,776
 • Demonym
Babahoyense
Time zoneUTC-5 hours
Area code(s)(+593) 5
ClimateAw
Websitewww.babahoyo.gob.ec (in Spanish)

Babahoyo (Spanish pronunciation: [baβaˈoʝo]), founded September 30, 1948, is the capital of the Los Ríos province of Ecuador. Its population is cited around 153,000. It is bordered by two rivers, the San Pablo and the Caracol.

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