Morona Santiago Province

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Morona Santiago
Province o Morona Santiago
Banner o Morona Santiago
Location ofMorona-Santiago Province in Ecuador.
Location ofMorona-Santiago Province in Ecuador.
Cantons o Morona Santiago Province
Cantons o Morona Santiago Province
Coordinates: 02°22′00″S 78°08′00″W / 2.36667°S 78.13333°W / -2.36667; -78.13333Coordinates: 02°22′00″S 78°08′00″W / 2.36667°S 78.13333°W / -2.36667; -78.13333
Established24 Februar 1954
CantonsLeet o Cantons
 • Total23875 km2 (9,218 sq mi)
 • Total147,866
 • Density6.2/km2 (16/sq mi)
 • Urban
 • Population 2001
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Pastazas river near Baños

Morona Santiago is a province in Ecuador. The province was established on February 24, 1954. The caipital is Macas.

Economy[eedit | eedit soorce]

The provincial economy is industrially unexploitit tae its potential due tae law means o transportation. Its economy relees lairgely on the tourist sector o the rain forest. The naitional Sangay Pairk, a indigenous toun o Shuara are its main attractions.

Cantons[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit into 12 cantons. The following table lists each with its population as of the 2001 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.[1]

Canton Pop. (2001) Aurie (km²) Seat/Caipital
Gualaquiza 15,288 2,203 Gualaquiza
Huamboya 5,965 653 Huamboya
Limón Indanza 10,192 2,101 General Leonidas Plaza Gutiérrez
Logroño 4,621 1,218 Logroño
Morona 31,379 5,095 Macas
Pablo Sexto 1,188 1,371 Pablo Sexto
Palora 6,317 1,436 Palora
San Juan Bosco 3,131 1,047 San Juan Bosco
Santiago de Méndez 9,841 1,691 Santiago de Méndez (Santiago)
Sucúa 14,412 893 Sucúa
Taisha 13,078 6,090 Taisha
Tiwintza     Santiago

See an aw[eedit | eedit soorce]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Cantons of Ecuador. Retrieved 4 November 2009.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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