Bolívar Province (Ecuador)

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Province of Bolivar
Flag 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 3,945.38 km2 (1,523.32 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)
 • Total 183,641
 • Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Population 2001 173,840
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)
Vehicle registration B

Bolívar (Spanish pronunciation: [boˈliβaɾ]) 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 cold, tundra like climate.


The province is divided into 7 cantons. The following table lists each with its population as of the 2010 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.[1]

Canton Pop. (2010) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Caluma 13,129 176.54 Caluma
Chillanes 17,406 662.67 Chillanes
Chimbo 15,779 261.42 Chimbo
Echeandía 12,114 230.33 Echeandía
Guaranda 91,877 1,892.08 Guaranda
Las Naves 6,092 148.82 Las Naves
San Miguel 27,244 573.52 San Miguel


Ethnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010:[2]


Results of the Ecuadorian presidential elections of 2013 in Bolívar Province:[3]

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