Zamora-Chinchipe Province

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Zamora Chinchipe
Province of Zamora Chinchipe
A picture of the Mayo River as it flows through the village of Solo
A picture of the Mayo River as it flows through the village of Solo
Flag of Zamora Chinchipe
Flag
Coat of arms of Zamora Chinchipe
Coat of arms
Location of Zamora Chinchipe in Ecuador
Location of Zamora Chinchipe in Ecuador
Cantons of Zamora Chinchipe Province
Cantons of Zamora Chinchipe Province
Coordinates: 2°53′S 79°00′W / 2.883°S 79.000°W / -2.883; -79.000Coordinates: 2°53′S 79°00′W / 2.883°S 79.000°W / -2.883; -79.000
Country Ecuador
EstablishedNovember 10, 1953
CapitalZamora
Cantons
Government
 • Provincial PrefectClever Jiménez
Area
 • Total10,584.28 km2 (4,086.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total91,376
 • Density8.6/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-05 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationZ
HDI (2017)0.694[1]
medium · 24th

Zamora Chinchipe (Spanish pronunciation: [saˈmoɾa tʃinˈtʃipe]), Province of Zamora Chinchipe is a province of the Republic of Ecuador, located at the southeastern end of the Amazon Basin. The provincial capital is the city of Zamora.

Political division[change | change source]

The province is divided into nine 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.[2]

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Centinela del Cóndor 7,230 519 Zumbi
Chinchipe 8,495 1,194 Zumba
El Pangui 7,441 614 El Pangui
Nangaritza 4,797 2,096 Guayzimi (Nangaritza)
Palanda 7,066 1,925 Palanda
Paquisha     Paquisha
Yacuambi 5,229 1,242 Yacuambi
Yantzaza 14,552 990 Yantzaza
Zamora 21,791 1,876 Zamora

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.