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Las Palmas Destination Guide

Explore Las Palmas in Ecuador

Las Palmas in the region of Zamora-Chinchipe is a place in Ecuador - some 260 mi or ( 419 km ) South of Quito , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Las Palmas

Time in Las Palmas is now 07:28 AM (Monday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guayaquil " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zumbi, Zamora, Yantzaza, Tambo El Oso, and Riobamba. Since you are here already, consider visiting Zumbi . We saw some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Where to go and what to see in Las Palmas ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Video Canción Zamora Chinchipe Pulmón de la Madre Tierra Fuente de Agua y Vida.mpg

5:49 min by Prefectura Zamora Chinchipe
Views: 16668 Rating: 4.79

Salvador Quishpe Lozano - Prefecto Greetings from Zamora Chinchipe, Lungs of the Mother Earth, Source of Water and Life for all our friends everywhere. We greet you with the music of our waterfalls an ..

Vilcabamba Ecuador II

0:33 min by CarlWescott
Views: 3923 Rating: 2.00

Vilcabamba Ecuador II ..


Fiesta Pachamama Raymi Zamora Chinchipe 2010 HQ

5:34 min by Prefectura Zamora Chinchipe
Views: 1139 Rating: 5.00

Receive a greeting on behalf of our beloved Zamora Chinchipe, Lung of Mother Earth, Source of Water and Life, for all its inhabitants from the cultural and biological diversity that we have shared wit ..

Festival, Zamora, Ecuador Nov 5, 2010

2:13 min by natureandculture
Views: 772 Rating: 1.00

Festival of Arts at the The Podocarpus -- El Condor Biosphere Reserve, Zamora Ecuador. Shaur Dancers. Hosted by Salvador Quishpe, indigenous leader and prefect of Zamora Chinchipe province. Nature and ..


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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 5 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.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -4.07 -78.79 (Lat./Long.); Less than 17 km away
Tags: 1993 in Ecuador, 1993 mining disasters

Zamora Canton

Zamora is a canton in the Zamora-Chinchipe Province of Ecuador. It was named after Zamora city, the provincial capital and head of the canton of the same name.

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Located at -4.12 -78.80 (Lat./Long.); Less than 20 km away
Tags: Cantons of Zamora-Chinchipe