Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas Province

province of Ecuador

Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas[4] is a province in the Republic of Ecuador. It was created in October 2007 from territory previously in the province of Pichincha.

Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Province
Province of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Santo Domingo, Ecuador.jpg
Flag of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Coat of arms of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Location of Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Coordinates: 00°20′S 079°15′W / 0.333°S 79.250°W / -0.333; -79.250Coordinates: 00°20′S 079°15′W / 0.333°S 79.250°W / -0.333; -79.250[1]
CountryEcuador
EstablishedNovember 6, 2007
Named forTsáchila
CapitalSanto Domingo
CantonsSanto Domingo
La Concordia
Government
 • Provincial PrefectEdgar Geovanny Benítez Calva
Area
 • Total3,446.65 km2 (1,330.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • Total368,013
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationJ
HDI (2017)0.737[3]
high · 9th
Websitewww.gptsachila.gob.ec

Political divisionEdit

Unique among the provinces of Ecuador, it has only two cantones, La Concordia and Santo Domingo, named after the city of Santo Domingo,[5] which is also the provincial capital.

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Santo Domingo 287,018 3,805 Santo Domingo
La Concordia 24,924 325 La Concordia

ReferencesEdit

  1. Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas at GEOnet Names Server
  2. "Resultados Preliminares". Archived from the original on 2011-01-31. Retrieved 2020-04-14.
  3. Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  4. Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas at www.gptsachila.gob.ec
  5. Santo Domingo de los Colorados at www.santodomingo.gob.ec