Undoubtedly the oldest canton of the Province of Los Ríos and one of Ecuador is the "Villa de San Francisco de Baba", who was in the best times an arrogant and proud population that disputed Guayaquil the leadership of the river basin Guayas The territorial scope of the Local Development Plan of the Baba Urban Parish, is located northwest of the Babahoyo Canton, at a distance of 26 km and 40 km from the City of Vinces, with an area of extension of 165.66 km.
Economic development in Baba Canton
Within its main crops of short cycle, the Rice is the most important product within the canton with 13,133 has; followed by the transitory cultivation of corn with 2,274 hectares, soybean with 1184 hectares. In permanent crops the banana occupies 7,562 has sown, followed by cocoa with 3012 has., All these figures reflect an approximate reality.
Tourism in Baba Canton
It has natural attractions that added to the richness and warmth of the montubia culture, of its population in general, could be exploited in the agro-tourism-community activity that at this moment begins to take shape in our country with important perspective. This will depend on the vision of both the public and private sectors to invest in the tourism sector and in this way this existing potential can be exploited.
Gastronomy in Baba Canton
It has several meals such as: Rice with stew and roast beef, fish bun, fish casserole, bowl of green, Chanfaina.