Napo Province

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Province o Napo
Banner o Napo
Location o Napo Province in Ecuador.
Location o Napo Province in Ecuador.
Cantons o Napo Province
Cantons o Napo Province
Coordinates: 0°59′20″N 77°48′57″W / 0.9890°N 77.8159°W / 0.9890; -77.8159
Established22 October 1959.
CaipitalTena, Ecuador
CantonsLeet o Cantons
 • Total12484 km2 (4,820 sq mi)
 • Total79,139
 • Urban
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
The Andes in Ecuador, wi the volcanoes Antisana (left) an Cotopaxi (richt), as seen frae the Pichincha muntain.

Napo is a province in Ecuador. Its caipital is Tena. The province contains the Napo River. The province is law developit athoot hintle industrial presence. The thick rainforest is hame tae mony natives that remain isolatit bi preference, descendents o those who fled the Spaingie invasion in the Andes, an the Incas years afore. As o 2000, the province wis the sole remainin majority-indigenous province o Ecuador, wi 56.3% o the province either claimin indigenous identity or speakin an indigenous leid.[1]

This province is ane o the mony locatit in Ecuador's section o the Amazon Rainforest.

In Napo province are Antisana Ecological Reserve an Limoncocha Naitional Biological Reserve an aw.

Cantons[eedit | eedit soorce]

The province is dividit intae five 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
Archidona 18,551 3,029 Archidona
Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola 2,943 501 Carlos Julio Arosemena Tola
El Chaco 6,133 3,473 El Chaco
Quijos 5,505 1,577 Baeza
Tena 46,007 3,904 Tena

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References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Informe Social 2003. Retrieved July 30, 2011. Archived 2011-12-10 at the Wayback Machine
  2. Cantons of Ecuador. Retrieved 4 November 2009.