Morona-Santiago Province

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Morona Santiago
Province
Province of Morona Santiago
Flag of Morona Santiago
Flag
Coat of arms of Morona Santiago
Coat of arms
Location of Morona-Santiago Province in Ecuador.
Location of Morona-Santiago Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Morona Santiago Province
Cantons of Morona Santiago Province
Coordinates: 02°22′00″S 78°08′00″W / 2.36667°S 78.13333°W / -2.36667; -78.13333Coordinates: 02°22′00″S 78°08′00″W / 2.36667°S 78.13333°W / -2.36667; -78.13333
CountryEcuador
EstablishedFebruary 24, 1954
CapitalMacas
CantonsList of Cantons
Area
 • Province25.690 km2 (9.919 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Province147,940
 • Density5,800/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
41,155
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationV
HDI (2017)0.708[1]
high · 21st
Websitewww.moronasantiago.gob.ec

Morona Santiago (Spanish pronunciation: [moˈɾona sanˈtjaɣo]) is a province in Ecuador. The province was created on February 24, 1954. The capital is Macas.

Sangay National Park is in the province.

Cantons[change | change source]

The province is divided into 12 cantons.[2]

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Gualaquiza 15,288 2,203 Gualaquiza
Huamboya 5,965 653 Huamboya
Limón Indanza 10,192 2,101 General Leonidas Plaza Gutiérrez
Logroño 4,621 1,218 Logroño
Morona 31,379 5,095 Macas
Pablo Sexto 1,188 1,371 Pablo Sexto
Palora 6,317 1,436 Palora
San Juan Bosco 3,131 1,047 San Juan Bosco
Santiago de Méndez 9,841 1,691 Santiago de Méndez (Santiago)
Sucúa 14,412 893 Sucúa
Taisha 13,078 6,090 Taisha
Tiwintza     Santiago

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.