Sucumbíos Province

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Province of Sucumbios
Flag of Sucumbios
Location of Sucumbíos Province in Ecuador.
Location of Sucumbíos Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Sucumbíos Province
Cantons of Sucumbíos Province
EstablishedFebruary 11, 1989.
CapitalNueva Loja
CantonsList of Cantons
 • TypeProvincial
 • Total18,084.42 km2 (6,982.43 sq mi)
 (2010 census)[1]
 • Total176,472
 • Density9.8/km2 (25/sq mi)
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationK
HDI (2017)0.716[2]
high · 18th

Sucumbíos (Spanish pronunciation: [sukumˈbi.os]) is a province in northeast Ecuador. The capital and largest city is Nueva Loja (normally referred to as Lago Agrio).

Political division[change | change source]

The province is divided into seven 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. (2019) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Cascales 15,390 1,248 El Dorado de Cascales
Cuyabeno 7,200 3,875 Tarapoa
Gonzalo Pizarro 9,910 2,223 Lumbaqui
Lago Agrio 117,050 3,139 Nueva Loja (Lago Agrio)
Putumayo 15,450 3,559 Puerto Carmen
Shushufindi 56,700 2,463 Shushufindi
Sucumbíos 3,790 1,502 La Bonita

References[change | change source]

  1. "Resultados Preliminares". Archived from the original on 2011-01-31. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  2. Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  3. Cantons of Ecuador. Retrieved 4 November 2009.