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El Progreso Destination Guide

Discover El Progreso in Ecuador

El Progreso in the region of Zamora-Chinchipe is a place located in Ecuador - some 255 mi or ( 410 km ) South of Quito , the country's capital .

Interactive map of El Progreso

Local time in El Progreso is now 01:08 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guayaquil " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Zumbi, Yantzaza, Timbara, Riobamba, and Quito. When in this area, you might want to check out Zumbi . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in El Progreso ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Vilcabamba Ecuador II

0:33 min by CarlWescott
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Vilcabamba Ecuador II ..

Just another day in service!

0:27 min by moxxee
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We went to study with a family that lived about 3 hours from our house. This is the only path that leads to their house and it is ALWAYS muddy! ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Zamora River

The Zamora River is a tributary of the Santiago River (Peru) located in the south-east of Ecuador. Historically, it was known to the Spanish as Yaya Mayu, from the river's name among a group of Shuar encountered nearby. The sources of the Zamora River are in the Podocarpus National Park, specifically at the Nudo de Cajanuma. The river then descends towards the city of Loja.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.00 -78.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 11 km away
Tags: Rivers of Ecuador

Nambija mine disaster

The Nambija mine disaster was a landslide which occurred in a remote mining settlement in the southeastern part of Ecuador on 9 May 1993. A part of the mountain above the countless mines gave way and buried about 300 people. A definite number will never be known, since there are no records about the number of people living or working in Nambija.

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Located at -4.07 -78.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: 1993 in Ecuador, 1993 mining disasters

Nangaritza Canton

Nangaritza Canton is a canton of Ecuador, located in the Zamora-Chinchipe Province. Its capital is the town of Nangaritza. Its population at the 2001 census was 4,797.

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Located at -4.05 -78.68 (Lat./Long.); Less than 26 km away
Tags: Cantons of Zamora-Chinchipe