City of Santiago de Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
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Guayaquil (officially Santiago de Guayaquil , is the largest and the most populous city in Ecuador, with a metro area population exceeding 3 million, as well as that nation's main port.
The city is the capital of the Ecuadorian province of Guayas and the seat of the namesake canton.
Guayaquil is located on the western bank of the Guayas River, which flows into the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Guayaquil.
Guayaquil International Airport
José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport ( Aeropuerto Internacional José Joaquín de Olmedo ) (International airport Code: GYE ) is an airport serving Guayaquil, a city in the province of Guayas in Ecuador.
The airport was named after José Joaquín de Olmedo, a notable Ecuadorian poet, and first mayor of the city of Guayaquil.
It was formerly known as Simón Bolívar International Airport .