Azuay Province

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Azuay
Province
Province of Azuay
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Flag of Azuay
Flag
Coat of arms of Azuay
Coat of arms
Location of Azuay in Ecuador.
Location of Azuay in Ecuador.
Cantons of Azuay Province
Cantons of Azuay Province
Coordinates: 2°53′S 79°00′W / 2.883°S 79.000°W / -2.883; -79.000Coordinates: 2°53′S 79°00′W / 2.883°S 79.000°W / -2.883; -79.000
CountryEcuador
EstablishedJune 25, 1824
CapitalCuenca
Cantons
Government
 • Provincial PrefectPaúl Carrasco Carpio
Area
 • Total8,309.58 km2 (3,208.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total712,127
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Area code(s)(+593) 7
Vehicle registrationA
HDI (2017)0.784[1]
high · 3rd
Websitewww.azuay.gov.ec

Azuay (Spanish pronunciation: [aˈswaj] (About this soundlisten)), Province of Azuay is a province of Ecuador. Its capital is Cuenca.

Cantons[change | change source]

The province is divided into 15 cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the 2019 census, its area in square kilometres (km2), and the name of the canton seat or capital.[2]

Canton Pop. (2019) Area (km2) Seat/Capital
Camilo Ponce Enríquez 34,770 639.28 Camilo Ponce Enríquez
Chordeleg 14,980 104.98 Chordeleg
Cuenca 625,780 3,190.54 Cuenca
El Pan 3,110 132.29 El Pan
Girón 13,070 353.75 Girón
Guachapala 3,830 39.59 Guachapala
Gualaceo 48,700 349.78 Gualaceo
Nabón 17,250 632.93 Nabón
Oña 4,090 293.08 Oña
Paute 28,990 270.79 Paute
Pucará 10,600 585.46 Pucará
San Fernando 4,170 138.62 San Fernando
Santa Isabel 20,790 604.61 Santa Isabel
Sevilla de Oro 6,820 314.85 Sevilla de Oro
Sigsig 30,300 659.03 Sigsig

References[change | change source]

  1. Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  2. Cantons of Ecuador. Statoids.com. Retrieved 4 November 2009.