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