Mera, Pastaza

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Mera
City
Mera
Flag of Mera
Flag
Official seal of Mera
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Atalaya del Oriente (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
CountryEcuador
ProvincePastaza Province
CantonMera Canton
Named forJuan León Mera
Government
 • TypeMayor and council
 • Governing bodyMunicipality of Mera
 • MayorGustavo Silva
Elevation
950 m (3,120 ft)
Population
(2001)
 • Total8,800
 (approximate population)
Demonym(s)Mereño(a)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Area code(s)(0)4
ClimateAf

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.