Calceta

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Calceta
Flag of Calceta
Flag
Official seal of Calceta
Seal
Motto(s): Calceta, ls sin par (Calceta, the peerless)
Calceta is located in Ecuador
Calceta
Calceta
Coordinates: 0°50′24″S 80°10′12″W / 0.84000°S 80.17000°W / -0.84000; -80.17000Coordinates: 0°50′24″S 80°10′12″W / 0.84000°S 80.17000°W / -0.84000; -80.17000
Country Ecuador
Province Manabí
Demonym Calcetense-Bolivacense
City Established October 13, 1913
Government
 • Mayor Ramon Gonzalez Alava
Area
 • Total 650 km2 (250 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Total 17,682
Time zone -5GMT
Area code(s) +593 5
Climate Aw

Calceta is a town in the Manabí province of Ecuador. Situated on the banks of the Carrizal river, and surrounded a valley of the same name, Calceta is a center of trade and services for the north-central zone of Manabí. It has a dozen high schools and more than twenty schools. 3 kilometres away is the Escuela Superior Politécnica de Manabí (ESPAM), a modern agricultural and environmental university.

Attractions[edit]

The tower of the Juan Manuel Alava public clock, The Saint Agustín Church, the Civic Square, and the San Bartolo old red bridge, assembled in 1910.

Calceta Clock Tower (Reloj del Publico Calceta)

Sources[edit]

  • World-Gazetteer.com