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Piuntza Destination Guide

Touring Piuntza in Ecuador

Piuntza in the region of Zamora-Chinchipe is a city located in Ecuador - some 252 mi or ( 406 km ) South of Quito , the country's capital city .

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Time in Piuntza is now 02:05 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Guayaquil " with a UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Zumbi, Yantzaza, San Diego del Ingenio, Riobamba, and Quito. Being here already, consider visiting Zumbi . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Piuntza ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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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.

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Located at -4.00 -78.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 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 25 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 29 km away
Tags: Cantons of Zamora-Chinchipe