Canton Samborondón. It is a canton of the Province of Guayas, Ecuador. Its cantonal head is the city of Samborondón.
Its economy is based mainly on agriculture and livestock; Pottery is another activity that generates income to Samborondón. For a decade, approximately, it has become a center of urban development, where the settlement of private citadels, shopping centers, cinemas, bank branches, educational centers, services among others passes. It was cantonized twice: the first on July 28, 1822. Due to the political struggles of Ecuador and with the incorporation of Guayaquil to Gran Colombia, it lost its canton status.
Weather Cantón Samborondón
Its climate has two seasons: one dry and one rainy, which last about six months each. Its temperature is moderate and oscillates between 30 and 32 degrees in winter temperature and from 22 to 25 degrees in summer time.
Economic development Canton Samborondón
Its economy is based on agriculture and livestock. Its inhabitants in a high percentage live on the sowing and harvesting of grasses, being the most important resource the rice. Another productive activity, thanks to the rivers, is freshwater fishing. Thus we have the favorite corvina, said, catfish, bocachico, in addition to large amount of shrimp.
Tourist attractions Canton Smborondón
Canoe rides, crossing the Babahoyo, Daule, Vinces and Los Tintos rivers. These depart from the piers.
Historical-Cultural Interpretation Center, located in the old municipal house.
Artisanal pottery Participation in pottery workshops, where clay is shaped into beautiful vessels.
Artisan shipyards of the Guayas basin. Here canoes of sawn wood are elaborated under ancestral techniques, a very interesting place to know. Contact: Marcos Rodríguez, canoeist.
International racecourse Miguel Salem Dibo, better known as El Buijo, located at km 11 of the av. Miguel Yúnez Zagia, near the city of Guayaquil.
The Guayaquil Historical Park. Located in the parish of La Puntilla, with 9 hectares of extension and on the edge of the Daule River, it recreates the urban architecture of Guayaquil of 1900 and its boardwalk, in a group of houses restored on the site; It also exhibits the typical hacienda house and the montubia house in its area of traditions.
All this is a sample of the way of life of the Gran Cacao era, one of the moments of greater economic development of Ecuador and the region, thanks to the abundant production and export of the "gold pepa" concentrated in this area. from the country. It also has trails surrounded by mangrove forests and areas that recreate the wildlife of the coast, with species such as white-tailed deer, the raccoon, groups of peccaries, tigrillos, sloths, crocodiles, birds such as parrots, parakeets, harpy eagle, among others.
Typical Foods Cantón Samborondón
You can enjoy some dishes such as fish cazuelas, fried corvina, stuffed ball broth, croaker bun, catfish broth, fry and the unrivaled rosquitas that are the pride of samborondeños.