Esmeraldas Province

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Esmeraldas
Province
Province of Esmeraldas
Flag of Esmeraldas
Flag
Location within Ecuador
Location within Ecuador
Cantons of Esmeraldas Province
Cantons of Esmeraldas Province
Coordinates: 0°58′00″S 79°39′00″W / 0.966667°S 79.65°W / -0.966667; -79.65Coordinates: 0°58′00″S 79°39′00″W / 0.966667°S 79.65°W / -0.966667; -79.65
CountryEcuador
EstablishedSeptember 21, 1526
CapitalEsmeraldas
CantonsList of Cantons
Government
 • Provincial PrefectLinder Altafuya (MUP)
Area
 • Total16,132.23 km2 (6,228.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total534,092
 • Density33/km2 (86/sq mi)
Vehicle registrationE
HDI (2017)0.718[1]
high · 16th

Esmeraldas (Spanish pronunciation: [ezmeˈɾaldas]) is a province in northwestern Ecuador. The capital is Esmeraldas.

References[change | change source]

  1. Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.