Carchi Province

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Carchi
Province
Province of Carchi
Flag of Carchi
Flag
Coat of arms of Carchi
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
Heir of the Sun, and Earth
Carchi Province in Ecuador
Carchi Province in Ecuador
Cantons of Carchi Province
Cantons of Carchi Province
Country Ecuador
Legal establishmentNovember 19, 1880
CapitalTulcán
Area
 • Total3,780.45 km2 (1,459.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total164,524
 • Density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationC
Websitewww.carchi.gov.ec

Carchi is a province in Ecuador. The capital is Tulcán. The Carchi River forms the boundary between Colombia and Ecuador.

Cantons[change | change source]

The province is divided into 6 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.[1]

Canton Pop. (2019) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Bolívar 15,500 353 Bolívar
Espejo 13,860 554 El Ángel
Mira 12,070 588 Mira
Montúfar 34,030 383 San Gabriel
San Pedro de Huaca 8,840 71 Huaca
Tulcán 101,230 1,801 Tulcán

References[change | change source]

  1. Cantons of Ecuador. Statoids.com. Retrieved 4 November 2009.

Coordinates: 0°27′N 78°03′W / 0.45°N 78.05°W / 0.45; -78.05