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Guayaquil

About Guayaquil

2,350,000 in city
344 km² (133 mi²)
46 m
This metropolis with more than two million inhabitants, is the largest city, economic capital and main port of Ecuador. Eventhough this is a very modern city, a glimpse into colonial time Guayaquil is possible by visiting the district of Las Peñas. This small neighborhood is a vestige of the colonial city with its wooden houses and narrow cobble stone streets besides of a great view of the city’s skyline. Downtown Guayaquil grows along the bustling riverfront known as “Malecón 2000”, alongside the Guayas river where the main skyline of the city is found as well as the highest building in Ecuador, La Previsora building.

No. of Buildings

No. Current status
43 All Buildings
35
existing
1
under construction
6
planned
1
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 The Point 449 ft 2013
2 Banco La Previsora 443 ft 1995
3 Edificio Forum 344 ft -
4 Torres de La Merced 319 ft -
5 Finansur 312 ft 1982

Building types

No. Type
36 high-rise building
4 skyscraper
2 low-rise building
1 temple