Guayas Province

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Guayas
Province
Province of Guayas
Flag of Guayas
Flag
Coat of arms of Guayas
Coat of arms
Location of Guayas in Ecuador.
Location of Guayas in Ecuador.
Cantons of Guayas Province
Cantons of Guayas Province
CountryEcuador
Established1820
CapitalGuayaquil
CantonsList of Cantons
Government
 • Provincial PrefectJimmy Jairala
Area
 • Total15,430.40 km2 (5,957.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total3,645,483
 • Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Vehicle registrationG
HDI (2017)0.768[1]
high · 4th
Websitewww.guayas.gob.ec

Guayas (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɡwa.ʝas] (About this soundlisten)) is a coastal province in Ecuador. It is bordered to the west by Manabí, Santa Elena, and the Pacific Ocean. With a population of over 3 million people, it is the most populous province in Ecuador. The largest city of Ecuador, Guayaquil, is located within the province.

References[change | change source]

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