It has determining factors for its development and to become a flourishing city of the dawn of the 20th century; Because, in its soil, citizens from all parts of the country who have seen in their fertile and leafy fields, in their busy and agitated trade and in the hospitality and industriousness of their children, have settled as the best arguments to be part of their destiny .
This canton is flat with slight elevations, is only 61 kilometers from Guayaquil and currently has 44,778 inhabitants located at 388.5 km2 of territory. Its old name was "Boca de los Sapos", because its precinct was formed from a camp installed by the Durán-Tambo road construction company, at the mouth of Estero de los Sapos on the Bulubulu River. Boca is an apócope of mouth and in a cave near Estero, also called Verde River.
Its fertile soil hosts a large agricultural production, being its main product sugarcane, with 22,000 hectares of crops that supply the sugar mills "Trontra" Aztra, San Carlos, Valdez and La Familiar. It also cultivates 12,000 hectares of bananas and 6,000 hectares of rice in its areas, among which stand out: Rio Ruidoso, Payo, La Union, Santa Marta, Zulema, El Piedrero, El Achiote, Río Verde, Estero Claro and Pueblo Nuevo.
Climate of the Canton El Triunfo
Its minimum temperature is 15 ° C and maximum of 34 ° C and its average annual rainfall is 1000mm.
Hydrography of the Canton El Triunfo
The canton is highlighted in its largest and mighty river with the name of "Bulu Bulu River", which is born from the union of the rivers "Estero Claro" and "Dos Bocas", the "Bulu Bulu" bathes the southern part of the triumphant territory, crossing the canton from east to west, the same one that feeds from the estuary "Río Verde" and the "Río Payo" up to the height of the hacienda "El Payo" which follows its course through different cantons until it ends at the great "Rio Guayas".
Economic development of the Canton El Triunfo
Due to its extraordinary agricultural, commercial, industrial and livestock development, among others, the canton El Triunfo is considered one of the most important links in the economy of the Province of Guayas. The fertilization of its soils favors the agriculture, in the sector stands out the greater banana production, cane of sugar, rice, cocoa, great variety of cultures of short cycle etc. There are large areas of land dedicated to the breeding of cattle, horses and pigs and abundant fishing in rivers.
Transportation of Canton El Triunfo
Its access roads are paved and paved, the following cooperatives have this destination: La Troncaleña, Sta. Martha and Ricay, the trip lasts one hour from Guayaquil.
Tourism of the Canton El Triunfo
The Dos Bocas River, which is accessed by the Alausí road. The river is not navigable, the water is crystal clear and its rocky banks. You can do sports activities such as rafting between the months of January to May because it is a rainy season. From the cantonal head to the Dos Bocas Campus, there are 2 cooperatives that make this 10-km route, La Troncaleña and Cooperativa Amazonas, their frequencies are daily. There are some recreational parks such as: Las Palmas, Chilcales, El Descanso Jr. and the Recreation and Entertainment Park, where you can find swimming pools, sports courts, green areas.