in Cantón Piñas of Provincia de El Oro, Ecuador

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-3.681 and -79.681 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -3° 40' 51" and W -79° 40' 50"
Currency and Currency Code:
Dollar - USD
Spoken languages:
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 12:59 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Guayaquil
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:22 am and 6:17 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
3.904 and 100.708 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bagan Sungai Tiang
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Current travel safety evaluation for Ecuador in South America

Safety Score: 2,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Ecuador.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ecuador. Last Update: 2019-06-17 07:23:54

Explore Piñas

Piñas in Cantón Piñas (Provincia de El Oro) with it's 16,981 inhabitants is located in Ecuador about 251 mi (or 405 km) south of Quito, the country's capital.

Local time in Piñas is now 12:59 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Guayaquil with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports in the wider vicinity of Piñas. The closest airport in Ecuador is Coronel Artilleria Victor Larrea Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 43 km), North-West. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Machala, Matapalo, Papayal, Loja and Aguas Verdes. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 16°C / 62 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 45%
Air Pressure 1013.4 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 18% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Tuesday, 18th of June 2019

19°C (66 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Wednesday, 19th of June 2019

17°C (63 °F)
15°C (58 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 20th of June 2019

22°C (71 °F)
13°C (56 °F)
Broken clouds, moderate breeze.

Videos from this area

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Conociendo Zaruma, Arenillas y las playas de Máncora

Published: February 28, 2009
Length: 17:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Diego Benites

En esta ocasión aprovechamos el feriado de Carnaval del 2009 para visitar la provincia del Oro, al sur de Ecuador, donde pudimos conocer Zaruma, una ciudad ubicada 1200 msnm, en la vertiente...

Museo Mineralógico.flv

Published: October 06, 2012
Length: 01:11 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: nilo valarezo

En Portovelo, no deje de visitar un lugar fuera de lo común, donde la historia y secretos del territorio sur de Ecuador emergen de forma didáctica y científica de la mano de Magner M Turner....

Galapagos Islands Marc-patty's photos around Galapagos Islands, Ecuador (galapagos island blog)

Published: December 03, 2010
Length: 47:38 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Marc-patty's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/marc-patty/marc_patty/1159714800/tpod.html This blog preview was made by...

Cuenco and Villcibamba Martinandheike's photos around Cuenco, Ecuador (cuenco area ecuador)

Published: December 20, 2010
Length: 03:02 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu

Preview of Martinandheike's blog at travelpod. Read the full blog here: http://www.travelpod.com/travel-blog-entries/martinandheike/martinandheike/1117298340...

Colegio nacional 26 de noviembre zaruma were

Published: August 08, 2012
Length: 03:09 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Diego Sanchez

una mañana de escape.

Daños en las vias Zaruma tras diluvio

Published: February 02, 2013
Length: 53:43 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Jhon Aguilar

las vias que conectan a Zaruma con sus parroquias quedaron con daños graves tras las fuertes lluvias que dejo el invierno.


Published: January 11, 2015
Length: 39:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: edison producciones



Published: October 06, 2012
Length: 20:41 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: nilo valarezo

ECOS, la Vida Al Sur, los lleva a conocer parte de la hermosa ciudad de Zaruma en la provincia de El Oro. Un lugar que conserva intacta su cultura, tradiciones, historia, en las estribaciones...

zaruma 2010

Published: July 18, 2010
Length: 26:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: narel13

El Cocoro en Zaruma 2

Published: November 06, 2007
Length: 48:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: antiikeda

Zaruma市役所での演奏 Stairway Überall.

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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Balsas Canton

For the river in Mexico, see Balsas River. For the city in Brazil, see Balsas (Maranhão) Balsas is a canton in El Oro Province, Ecuador. Its seat is Balsas. It is the location of one of three official border crossings into Peru. The name, Balsas, refers to the balsa wood rafts that travellers used to take over the river to make the crossing, though there is now a bridge spanning the river.

Located at -3.7626, -79.8253 (Lat. / Lng.), about 11 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of El Oro

Piñas Canton

Piñas is a canton in the El Oro Province, Ecuador. Its seat is Piñas. It is also known as the "Orchid of The Andes" because of the many orchids grown nearby. The town was named Piñas by Juan de Loayza, in honor of his homeland Piñas in Spain. It is located 1,126 metres above sea-level. \t\t \t\t\tPinas-ElOro-Ecuador. JPG \t\t\t View of Piñas City a beautiful place to visit in El Oro Ecuador \t\t\t \t\t The canton was created on November 8, 1940.

Located at -3.66667, -79.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of El Oro

Chaguarpamba Canton

Chaguarpamba is a canton in the Province of Loja Ecuador. Its seat is Chaguarpamba. The canton is located in the north of the province and is bordered by the cantons of Catamayo, Olmedo, Paltas, and the province of El Oro. The name is Quichua for "Valley of Jaguars. " It occupies an area of 311.7 km² at an altitude of 1050 m, with a population of 10,403. Average temperature is between 18 and 24° C Chaguarpamba is noted for its coffee.

Located at -3.85, -79.65 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of Loja

Balsas, Ecuador

Balsas is a town in the south of the El Oro Province in Ecuador. It is the seat of the Balsas Canton. At the time of census 2001 it had 3,110 inhabitants.

Located at -3.78333, -79.8167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Populated places in El Oro Province

This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know: