Napo Province

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Province of Napo
Flag of Napo
Coat of arms of Napo
Location of Napo Province in Ecuador.
Location of Napo Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Napo Province
Cantons of Napo Province
Coordinates: 0°59′20″S 77°48′57″W / 0.9890°S 77.8159°W / -0.9890; -77.8159Coordinates: 0°59′20″S 77°48′57″W / 0.9890°S 77.8159°W / -0.9890; -77.8159
EstablishedOctober 22, 1959.
CantonsList of Cantons
 • Total12,542.50 km2 (4,842.69 sq mi)
 (2010 census)
 • Total103,697
 • Density8.3/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationN
HDI (2017)0.731[1]
high · 11th

Napo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈnapo]) is a province in Ecuador. Its capital is Tena. The province has the Napo River.

In 2000, the province was the only remaining majority-indigenous province of Ecuador, with 56.3% of the province either being of indigenous identity or speaking an indigenous language.[2]

Cantons[change | change source]

The province is divided into five cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the 2001 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.[3]

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Archidona 18,551 3,029 Archidona
Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola 2,943 501 Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola
El Chaco 6,133 3,473 El Chaco
Quijos 5,505 1,577 Baeza
Tena 46,007 3,904 Tena

References[change | change source]

  1. Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  2. "Informe Social 2003. Retrieved July 30, 2011" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 10, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011.
  3. Cantons of Ecuador. Retrieved 4 November 2009.