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Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno (town)

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Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno[1] is a town located in Guayas province in Ecuador. It lies along the boundary between Guayas and Los Ríos provinces. Its official name was given in honor of Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno (1859 – 1951), who served three times as the president of Ecuador. It is also known as Juján,[3] a name is taken from a local tree. It was founded in 1892 by José Domingo Delgado (1844–1938).

Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno

(Juján)
Town
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno is located in Ecuador
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
Coordinates: 01°55′S 079°31′W / 1.917°S 79.517°W / -1.917; -79.517Coordinates: 01°55′S 079°31′W / 1.917°S 79.517°W / -1.917; -79.517[1]
CountryEcuador
ProvinceGuayas
CantonA. Baquerizo Moreno (Juján)
Population
 (2009)[2]
 • Total17,512
 • Estimate 
(1995)
7,301
ClimateAw

The official population estimate as of 1995 was 7,301 and as of 2009 its population is calculated to be 17,512.[2] It is the seat of the Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno canton (also known as Juján), which was created in 1986.

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  1. ^ a b Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Guayas, Ecuador at GEOnet Names Server. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Population data for Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno". Archived from the original on 2011-07-18. Retrieved 2009-11-04. at "World Gazetteer". Archived from the original on February 9, 2013.. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  3. ^ Juján, Guayas, Ecuador at GEOnet Names Server. Retrieved 4 November 2009.