Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas Province

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Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Province
Province of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Santo Domingo, Ecuador.jpg
Flag of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Flag
Coat of arms of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Coat of arms
Location of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Coordinates: 00°20′S 079°15′W / 0.333°S 79.250°W / -0.333; -79.250Coordinates: 00°20′S 079°15′W / 0.333°S 79.250°W / -0.333; -79.250[1]
CountryEcuador
EstablishedNovember 6, 2007
Named forTsáchila
CapitalSanto Domingo
CantonsSanto Domingo
La Concordia
Government
 • Provincial PrefectEdgar Geovanny Benítez Calva
Area
 • Total3,446.65 km2 (1,330.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total368,013
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationJ
HDI (2017)0.737[3]
high · 9th
Websitewww.gptsachila.gob.ec

Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas[4] is a province in the Republic of Ecuador. It was created in October 2007 from territory previously in the province of Pichincha.

Political division[change | change source]

Unique among the provinces of Ecuador, it has only two cantones, La Concordia and Santo Domingo, named after the city of Santo Domingo,[5] which is also the provincial capital.

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Santo Domingo 287,018 3,805 Santo Domingo
La Concordia 24,924 325 La Concordia

References[change | change source]

  1. Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas at GEOnet Names Server
  2. http://www.inec.gob.ec/preliminares/base_presentacion.html
  3. Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  4. Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas at www.gptsachila.gob.ec
  5. Santo Domingo de los Colorados at www.santodomingo.gob.ec