Provincia de Los Rios
Location of Los Rios Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Los Ríos Province
September 30, 1948.
Named for High number of existing rivers.
List of Cantons
2 (2,761 sq mi)
(2010) [1 ]
• Population 2001
ECT ( UTC-5)
New Muelle Municipal, Babahoyo
Los Ríos is a province in Ecuador. The capital is Babahoyo. The province was founded on September 30, 1948 under legistative decree. Its capital Babahoyo was founded October 6, 1860. [2 ]
Economy [ edit ]
The province's economy is largely based on its agriculture:
coffee, cacao, bananas, rice, etc. Its small industrial sector produces paper, sugar, and wood crafts. Recently developed tourist attractions include fishing and native rituals.
Cantons [ edit ]
The province is divided into 13
cantons. The following table lists each with its population as of the 2001 [2 ] census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital. [3 ]
Buena Fé 47,361
San Jacinto de Buena Fe
Pueblo Viejo 29,420
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b Info on Los Rios
^ Cantons of Ecuador. Statoids.com. Retrieved 4 November 2009.
Coordinates: 1°46′00″S 79°27′00″W / 1.76667°S 79.45°W