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Manta is an important port on the Pacific Ocean, located in a dry tropical forest area with an average annual temperature of 25 degrees Celsius (77° F). It is known for its diving and sport fishing.

It also serves as the primary industrial port of Ecuador's tuna industry. Manta was originally settled by the pre-Hispanic Manteña culture. Today it is a primary city in the province of Manabì.

Manta is the most important port city in the Province of Manabí and the one having the greatest economic growth. The province of Manabi is home to over three hundred kilometers of peaceful and relaxing Pacific Ocean shoreline.

  • Last visit to Manta: Nov 2008
  • Intro Updated May 31, 2015
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  • MalenaN's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2011 at 12:21 PM

    Nice intro photo of the light house! I'm going to the Ecuadorian coast next year, will not stay in Manta, but maybe change buses there.


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