Guayaquil is the second largest and most populous city in the Republic of Ecuador. It has almost 2.7 million inhabitants.
The city is the cantonal head of the homonymous canton and the capital of the province of Guayas. Located on the Pacific Ocean coast in the coastal region of Ecuador, the east of the city is on the banks of the Guayas River, about 20 kilometers from its mouth in the Pacific Ocean
Today, Guayaquil, the economic capital of Ecuador is the main port of the country, considered one of the most important in the world, because its location and infrastructure provides facilities for international maritime trade.