Mira Canton is a canton of Ecuador, located in Carchi Province. Its capital is the town of Mira. Its population in the 2001 census was 12,919[1] and was 12,180 in the 2010 census.[2] The area is 588 square kilometres (227 sq mi).

Mira Canton
Location of Carchi Province in Ecuador.
Location of Carchi Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Carchi Province
Cantons of Carchi Province
Coordinates: 0°33′02″N 78°02′28″W / 0.55056°N 78.04111°W / 0.55056; -78.04111
Country Ecuador
ProvinceCarchi Province
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)

The canton is located in the Andes and western foothills of the Andes on the upper tributaries of the Mira River. The town of Mira has an elevation of 2,423 metres (7,949 ft) above sea level.[3]

The parishes in the canton are Concepción, Jijón y Caamańo, Juan Montalvo (San Ignacio de Quil), and Mira (Chontahuasi).[4]


Ethnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010:[5]


  1. ^ Cantons of Ecuador at statoids.com
  2. ^ "Ecuador: Municipal Division" https://www.citypopulation.de/php/ecuador-parish-admin.php, accessed 13 July 2017
  3. ^ Google Earth
  4. ^ "Ecuador: Municipal Division (Provinces and Parishes) - Population Statistics, Charts and Map".
  5. ^ "Resultados".