Guayaquil Canton

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Guayaquil
Canton
Municipality o Guayaquil
Banner o Guayaquil
Banner
Coat o airms o Guayaquil
Coat o airms
Location o Guayaquil Canton in Guayas Province
Location o Guayaquil Canton in Guayas Province
Cantons o Guayas Province
Cantons o Guayas Province
Coordinates: 2°11′S 79°53′W / 2.183°S 79.883°W / -2.183; -79.883
Kintra Ecuador
Province Guayas
Foundation 25 Juin 1538
Foondit bi Francisco de Orellana
Named for Guayas River
Seat Guayaquil
Parishes
Govrenment
 • Mayor Jaime Nebot
Aurie
 • Canton 6,048 km2 (2,335 sq mi)
Population
 • Canton 2,005,165
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
 • Urban 1,952,029
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)
Wabsteid http://www.guayaquil.gov.ec/

The Guayaquil Canton, offeecial the Municipality o Guayaquil, is a canton in the centre o the Guayas Province in wastren Ecuador. The canton wis namit efter its seat, the ceety o Guayaquil, the maist populous ceety in Ecuador.

Poleetical diveesions[eedit | eedit soorce]

The canton is dividit intae 14 urban parishes an 5 rural parishes. The urban parishes mak up the ceety o Guayaquil.

Urban parishes

  • Ayauchco
  • Bolivar (Sagario)
  • Carbo (Concepcion)
  • Febres Cordero
  • Garcia Moreno
  • Letamendi
  • Nueva de Octubre
  • Olmedo (San Alejo)
  • Roca
  • Rocafuerte
  • Sucre
  • Tarqui
  • Urdaneta
  • Ximena

Rural parishes

  • Juan Gomez Rendon (Progreso)
  • Morro
  • Posorja
  • Puna
  • Tenguel