Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno (town)

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Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
(Juján)
Town
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno is located in Ecuador
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno
Coordinates: 01°55′S 079°31′W / 1.917°S 79.517°W / -1.917; -79.517Coordinates: 01°55′S 079°31′W / 1.917°S 79.517°W / -1.917; -79.517[1]
Country Ecuador
Province Guayas
Canton A. Baquerizo Moreno (Juján)
Population (2009)[2]
 • Total 17,512
 • Estimate (1995) 7,301

Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno[1] is a town located in Guayas province in Ecuador. It lies along the boundary between Guayas and Los Ríos provinces. Its official name was given in honor of Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno (1859 – 1951), who served three times as the president of Ecuador. It is also known as Juján,[3] a name is taken from a local tree. It was founded in 1892 by José Domingo Delgado (1844 – 1938).

The official population estimate as of 1995 was 7,301 and as of 2009 its population is calculated to be 17,512.[2] It is the seat of the Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno canton (also known as Juján), which was created in 1986.

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  1. ^ a b Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno, Guayas, Ecuador at GEOnet Names Server. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  2. ^ a b "Population data for Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno".  at "World Gazetteer". . Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  3. ^ Juján, Guayas, Ecuador at GEOnet Names Server. Retrieved 4 November 2009.