Mera, Pastaza

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Mera
City
Mera
Flag of Mera
Flag
Official seal of Mera
Seal
Nickname(s): Atalaya del Oreinte(Orient Watchtower)
Mera is located in Ecuador
Mera
Mera
Coordinates: 01°22′15″S 78°1′10″W / 1.37083°S 78.01944°W / -1.37083; -78.01944Coordinates: 01°22′15″S 78°1′10″W / 1.37083°S 78.01944°W / -1.37083; -78.01944
Country Ecuador
Province Pastaza Province
Canton Pastaza Canton
Named for Juan León Mera
Government
 • Type Mayor and council
 • Governing body Municipality of Mera
 • Mayor Msc. Mirian Jurado
 • City council
Elevation 2,156 m (7,073 ft)
Population (2001)
 • Total 8,800
 • Demonym Mereño(a)
  (approximate population)
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) (0)4

Mera is a town in the eastern foothills of the Ecuadorian Andes. It is also the name of the Canton in Pastaza Province of which it is a part.

It lends its name to Shell Mera, a larger town 4 miles to the east.