Orellana Province

province of Ecuador

Orellana (Spanish pronunciation: [oɾeˈʝana]) is an inland province of Ecuador. The capital is Puerto Francisco de Orellana (also known as Coca). It was created on July 30, 1998, from part of Napo Province.

Province of Orellana
Flag of Orellana
Coat of arms of Orellana
Location of Orellana Province in Ecuador.
Location of Orellana Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Orellana Province
Cantons of Orellana Province
EstablishedJuly 28, 1998
Founded byAlejandro Labaca
Named forFrancisco de Orellana
CapitalPuerto Francisco de Orellana
CantonsList of Cantons
 • Total21,692.10 km2 (8,375.37 sq mi)
 (2010 census)
 • Total136,396
 • Density6.3/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationD
HDI (2017)0.701[1]
high · 23rd

Cantons change

The province is divided into four cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the 2001 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.[2]

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Aguarico 4,658 11,358 Nuevo Rocafuerte
Francisco de Orellana 42,010 6,995 Puerto Francisco de Orellana (Coca)
Joya de los Sachas 26,363 1,195 La Joya de los Sachas
Loreto 13,462 2,127 Loreto

References change

  1. Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  2. Cantons of Ecuador. Statoids.com. Retrieved 4 November 2009.