Vinces

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Vinces
City
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Flag of Vinces
Flag
Vinces is located in Ecuador
Vinces
Vinces
Coordinates: 1°33′S 79°44′W / 1.550°S 79.733°W / -1.550; -79.733Coordinates: 1°33′S 79°44′W / 1.550°S 79.733°W / -1.550; -79.733
Country Ecuador
Province Los Ríos
Canton Vinces
Founded June 14, 1845
Government
 • Mayor Francisco León Veas
Area
 • City 709.6 km2 (274.0 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (Census 2001)
 • City 61,565
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Urban 24,134
Demonym vinceño, -a
Website www.vinces.s5.com

Vinces is a city in the Los Ríos Province, Ecuador. It is the seat of the Vinces Canton. There is also a Vinces River.

Vinces, known as "Little Paris", is characterized by its ancient buildings, constructed in wood, that belonged to the rich cacao plantation owners.

Vinces is known also as the capital of the competitions of boats to engine outboard in Ecuador.

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