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Machala, Ecuador
-3.266667 -79.966667

Population: 241,000


About Our Program

Machala is the capital of the El Oro Province near the gulf city of Guayquil. With a population of 241,000, Machala serves as a commercial center for the regions large agricultural industry. The community is interested in a U.S. partner to foster cooperation in secondary education as well as economic and technical exchanges.

Seeking New Sister Cities

Machala, Ecuador seeks new relationships in the following regions:

North America

Areas of interest for new exchanges:

  • Virtual cultural exchanges, festivals, and activities
  • Youth/Student exchange programs
  • Economic partnerships/Business development/Trade delegations
  • Municipal governance exchanges

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