Difference between revisions of "Zamora (Ecuador)"
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Zamora is a city in southeastern Ecuador, capital of Zamora-Chinchipe province and cantonal head of Zamora Canton. With just 16,000 inhabitants in the whole area it is one of the least populated areas in Ecuador. Zamora is the second most populous city in Zamora-Chinchipe after Yantzaza. It is located in the foothills of the Andes mountains at 970 m above sea level, on the convergence of the Zamora, Bombuscaro and Jamboé rivers.Zamora has experienced a boom in growth in recent years, attributed to the discovery of gold in the surrounding region.
photo of clock on a hillside in Zamora