Bolívar Province (Ecuador)

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Bolívar (Spanish pronunciation: [boˈliβaɾ]) is a province in Ecuador. The capital is Guaranda. Much of the province has a cool, 'sierra' climate, as it is located in the Andes Mountains. The area in the lower foothills has a cold, tundra-like climate.

Bolivar
Province
Province of Bolivar
Flag of Bolivar
Flag
Location of the Bolívar Province in Ecuador.
Location of the Bolívar Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Bolívar Province
Cantons of Bolívar Province
Coordinates: 1°36′S 79°0′W / 1.600°S 79.000°W / -1.600; -79.000Coordinates: 1°36′S 79°0′W / 1.600°S 79.000°W / -1.600; -79.000
CountryEcuador
Established1827
CapitalGuaranda
CantonsList of Cantons
Area
 • Total3,945.38 km2 (1,523.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total183,641
 • Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Population 2001
173,840
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationB
HDI (2017)0.714[1]
high · 19th
Websitewww.gobiernodebolivar.gob.ec

CantonsEdit

The province is divided into seven cantons. The following table lists each with its population as of the 2010 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.[2]

Canton Pop. (2019) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Caluma 16,160 176.54 Caluma
Chillanes 17,020 662.67 Chillanes
Chimbo 17,320 261.42 Chimbo
Echeandía 13,960 230.33 Echeandía
Guaranda 107,590 1,892.08 Guaranda
Las Naves 7,330 148.82 Las Naves
San Miguel 29,010 573.52 San Miguel

DemographicsEdit

Ethnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010:[3]

PoliticsEdit

Results of the Ecuadorian presidential elections of 2013 in Bolívar Province:[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  2. ^ "Cantons of Ecuador". Archived from the original on 2017-01-31. Retrieved 2014-06-01.
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]

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