Bolívar Province (Ecuador)

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Province of Bolivar
Flag of Bolivar
Official seal of Bolivar
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
Country Ecuador
Established 1827
Capital Guaranda
Cantons List of Cantons
 • Total 3,927 km2 (1,516 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 182,744
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Population 2001 173,840
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)

Bolívar is a province in Ecuador. The capital is Guaranda. Much of the province has a cool, 'sierra' climate, but the part in the lower foothills has a warm, tropical climate.


The province is divided into 7 cantons. The following table lists each with its population as of the 2001 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.[1]

Canton Pop. (2001) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Caluma 11,074 175 Caluma
Chillanes 18,685 655 Chillanes
Chimbo 15,005 262 Chimbo
Echeandía 10,951 230 Echeandía
Guaranda 81,643 1,888 Guaranda
Las Naves 5,265 147 Las Naves
San Miguel 26,747 570 San Miguel

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Cantons of Ecuador. Retrieved 4 November 2009.

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