Carchi Province

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Carchi
Province
Province o Carchi

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Carchi Province in Ecuador
Cantons o Carchi Province
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Legal establishment 19 November 1880
Caipital Tulcán
Area
 • Total 3,750 km2 (1,450 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 165,659
 • Population 2001 156,747
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)
Website www.carchi.gov.ec

Carchi is a province in Ecuador. The caipital is Tulcán.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The provincial economy is based on industrial, an agricultur productions. Carchi produces fuid, drinks, tobacco, an dairy products. The agricultur sector produces potatoes, maize, etc. [1]

Cantons[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit intae 6 cantons. The follaein table leets each wi its population as o the 2001 census, its aurie in square kilometres (km²), an the name o the canton seat or caipital.[2]

Canton Pop. (2001) Aurie (km²) Seat/Caipital
Bolívar 13,898 353 Bolívar
Espejo 13,515 554 El Ángel
Mira 12,919 588 Mira
Montúfar 28,576 383 San Gabriel
San Pedro de Huaca 6,856 71 Huaca
Tulcán 77,175 1,801 Tulcán

Tourist destinations[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Tulcán Cemetery - topiary garden cemetery;
  • El Ángel ecological reserve, El Ángel - extensive páramo ecoseestem wi diverse biotopes, includin the visually strikin páramos de frailejones - moorland wi a forest o auncient, up tae 10 m taw Espeletia pycnophylla plants[3];
  • Arrayanes Forest, San Gabriel - 16 ha lairge forest wi rare trees whose bark is in cinnamon color;
  • Lagunas Verdes on the wey frae Tufiño to Maldonado. Three lakes o volcanic oreegin wi blue - green watter, rich wi sulphur;
  • Gruta de la Paz, San Gabriel - show cave wi a shrine of Virgin Mary;
  • Laguna del Salado, San Gabriel - a serene lagoon wi translucent watter;
  • Tufiño Hot Springs, Tulcán;
  • "El Voladero" lagoons, El Angel;
  • De Paluz Falls, San Gabriel;
  • Guanderas Scientific Station, Huaca - a biological research station for montane ecosystems.

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Carchi information
  2. Cantons of Ecuador. Statoids.com. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  3. "Páramo El Ángel - eerie land of frailejones". Wondermondo. 

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