Tungurahua Province

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Tungurahua
Province
Province of Tungurahua
Landscape near Baños
Landscape near Baños
Flag of Tungurahua
Flag
Coat of arms of Tungurahua
Coat of arms
Tungurahua Province in Ecuador
Tungurahua Province in Ecuador
Cantons of Tungurahua Province
Cantons of Tungurahua Province
Coordinates: 1°14′S 78°37′W / 1.233°S 78.617°W / -1.233; -78.617
CountryEcuador
CapitalAmbato
Cantons
Government
 • Provincial PrefectFernando Naranjo (Unidad Intercultural)
Area
 • Total3,386.25 km2 (1,307.44 sq mi)
Elevation
2,600 m (8,500 ft)
Highest elevation
5,016 m (16,457 ft)
Lowest elevation
900 m (3,000 ft)
Population
 (2011)INEC decadal national census
 • Total581,389
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationT
HDI (2017)0.768[1]
high · 4th
Websitewww.tungurahua.gob.ec

Tungurahua (Spanish: Provincia del Tungurahua, literally Province of the Tungurahua; pronounced [tuŋɡuˈɾawa]) is one of the twenty-four provinces of Ecuador. Its capital is Ambato. The province takes its name from the Tungurahua volcano.

References[change | change source]

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