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Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno is a canton of the province of Guayas in the Republic of Ecuador. Its official name was given in honor of Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno (1859 – 1951), who served three times as the president of Ecuador. It is also known as Jujan, a name which came from a regional plant. The canton covers an area of 218 square kilometres (84 sq mi). Its canton seat is also known as Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno or Jujan.

Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno

(Jujan)
Canton
Location of Guayas in Ecuador.
Location of Guayas in Ecuador.
Cantons of Guayas Province
Cantons of Guayas Province
Coordinates: 01°55′S 079°31′W / 1.917°S 79.517°W / -1.917; -79.517Coordinates: 01°55′S 079°31′W / 1.917°S 79.517°W / -1.917; -79.517
CountryEcuador
ProvinceGuayas
Population
 (2001 census)[1]
 • Total19,982

As of the census of 2001, there were 19,982 people residing within the canton limits.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010:[2]

GeographyEdit

The Jujan canton is located in the west of the province of Guayas. It is bordered on the north by Los Rios province; on the south by Milagro canton; on the east by the Simón Bolívar canton; and on the west by the cantons of Samborondón and Yaguachi.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b (in Spanish) Cantón A. Baquerizo Moreno Archived 14 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine (PDF) at Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas y Censos de Ecuador Archived 13 November 2009 at the Wayback Machine (INEC). Retrieved 4 November 2009.
  2. ^ [1]

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