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Full nameMachala
Official nameMachala
ProvinceEl Oro
MayorCarlos Falquez Batallas
Total Population230578 (2010)
Metro (pop.)245696
Other information
Time zoneECT (UTC-5)

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Machala is a city in south-west Ecuador. It is the capital of the El Oro Province and located near the Gulf of Guayaquil on fertile lowlands. Machala has a population of 230,901 (2010 census), making it the fourth biggest city of the country; it has been referred to as the Banana Capital of the World.

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