Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, better known as Jujan, is a city in the province of Guayas in Ecuador. It is the cantonal head of the canton Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno. It is located north of the canton, and northeast of the province. Its canton has an area of 218 km² and its approximate population is 25,179 inhabitants. His patron saint is Saint Augustine of Hippo.
The town of Jujan in its beginnings was an enclosure of the Yaguachi canton. On February 16, 1892 he obtained his parochialization, and on May 19, 1986 his cantonization.
Transportation and access to the Canton Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
The bus cooperative that crosses this canton is the Interprovincial Babahoyo Fleet (FBI), the trip lasts 53 minutes from Guayaquil.
Production to the Canton Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
It stands out for its production of rice, coffee, cocoa, bananas and tropical fruits. Its production of turkeys, chickens and ducks is very desired, with great demand in Guayaquil and other cities.
Its river "El Jujan" is navigable in the two seasons of the year, not so the Chilintomo, which is largely only in the rainy season. Agriculture and livestock are the main sources of wealth, having established large rice piladoras in the area.
Among its handicrafts stand out the sculpture of minor ceramic statues in bright colors. Saddlery and leather work embossed saddles and stirrups for horses and mules.
Tourism in the Canton Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
Here you can see vestiges of the Milagro culture - Quevedo, for example, vases, axes, among other things, found in places surrounding the place.
The Tourist Complex Rancho Texas: same that has excellent facilities for a healthy recreation, here you can ride a horse, mule or donkey; Taste delicious typical dishes and also sing the best of the national repertoire accompanied by excellent musicians.
El Rey Park: recreational center that has playgrounds, swimming pools, sports courts, green areas, traveling exhibitions and a typical food restaurant.
The Dam in the Chilintomo Precinct: a very cozy place that is 10 kilometers from Jujan, by a road in good condition. Walk along the river Jujan, where if you dare you can take a walk on the river or watch the children play in the water.
Gastronomy to the Canton Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
What they can not miss is to taste their traditional and famous fry. Remember that the Annual Fry Fair is held in Jujan during Holy Week, with the participation of hundreds of exhibitors from the canton.