Cañar Province

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Cañar
Province
Province of Cañar
Ingapirca
Ingapirca
Flag of Cañar
Flag
Official seal of Cañar
Seal
Cañar Province in Ecuador
Cañar Province in Ecuador
Cantons of Cañar Province
Cantons of Cañar Province
Country  Ecuador
Capital Azogues
Government
 • Provincial Prefect Diego Ormaza (MPD)
Area
 • Total 3,146.08 km2 (1,214.71 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 225,184
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone ECT
Vehicle registration U
Website www.hcpcanar.gov.ec

Cañar is a province in Ecuador. The capital is Azogues. At the time of census 2010 the province had a population of 225,184.[1] It contains the 16th-century ruins of Ingapirca, the best-known Inca settlement in Ecuador and a product of their conquest of the indigenous Cañari.

Cantons[edit]

The province is divided into 6 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.[2]

Canton Pop. (2010) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Azogues 70,064 613 Azogues
Biblián 20,817 227 Biblián
Cañar 59,323 1,804 Cañar
Déleg 6,100 78 Déleg
El Tambo 9,475 65 El Tambo
Suscal 5,016 31 Suscal
La Troncal 54,389 328 La Troncal

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Coordinates: 2°44′S 78°50′W / 2.733°S 78.833°W / -2.733; -78.833