Guayas (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈɡwa.ʝas] (listen)) is a coastal province in Ecuador. It is bordered to the west by Manabí, Santa Elena, and the Pacific Ocean. With over 3 million people, it is the most populous province in Ecuador. The largest city of Ecuador, Guayaquil, is within the province.
|Province of Guayas|
Location of Guayas in Ecuador.
Cantons of Guayas Province
|Cantons||List of Cantons|
|• Provincial Prefect||Jimmy Jairala|
|• Total||15,430.40 km2 (5,957.71 sq mi)|
|• Density||240/km2 (610/sq mi)|
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The province is divided into 25 cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the time of the 2001 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.