in Cantón Zaruma of Provincia de El Oro, Ecuador

Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-3.691 and -79.612 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -3° 41' 28" and W -79° 36' 42"
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: 05:02 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: America/Guayaquil
UTC/GMT offset: -5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:18 am and 6:21 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: 3,2 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Ecuador.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Ecuador. Last Update: 2020-04-07 07:21:47

Discover Zaruma

Zaruma in Cantón Zaruma (Provincia de El Oro) with it's 12,505 citizens is a place in Ecuador about 251 mi (or 403 km) south of Quito, the country's capital city.

Current time in Zaruma is now 05:02 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named America / Guayaquil with an UTC offset of -5 hours. We know of 8 airports near Zaruma. The closest airport in Ecuador is Camilo Ponce Enriquez Airport in a distance of 27 mi (or 43 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Loja, Machala, Matapalo, Papayal and Aguas Verdes. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 24°C / 75 °F

Morning Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Evening Temperature 19°C / 66 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 64 °F
Chance of rainfall 11%
Air Humidity 47%
Air Pressure 1012 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 1 km/h (0 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Overcast clouds, covering 91% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Tuesday, 7th of April 2020

24°C (76 °F)
19°C (65 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 8th of April 2020

26°C (78 °F)
19°C (66 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 9th of April 2020

22°C (72 °F)
18°C (64 °F)
Moderate rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Videos from this area

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Mina artesana SANSON Portovelo Ecuador

Published: July 17, 2012
Length: 03:34 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: German Fernandez

Visita a mina Sanson, por German Fernandez un Asturiano sin miedo Abril de 2010.

transbordador fue destruido por un ovni en portovelo

Published: June 15, 2012
Length: 28:18 min
Rating: 2 of 5
Author: orlys jaramillo

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....


Published: February 23, 2013
Length: 42:59 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Edison Ramos


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: 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:

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.

Perdidos en Quito, Ecuador MOV063

Published: March 10, 2015
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5

Tratando de salir de Quito, todo un laberinto. Quito, Ecuador Ene-2008.

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.

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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.

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 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cantons of El Oro

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