Zapotillo Canton

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Zapotillo Canton
Zapotillo Hermoso,
Paraiso escondido en la tierra,
Centinela de la Patria
Canton
Location of Loja Province in Ecuador.
Location of Loja Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Loja Province
Cantons of Loja Province
Coordinates: 4°23′14″S 80°14′43″W / 4.3873°S 80.2454°W / -4.3873; -80.2454
Country  Ecuador
Province Loja Province
Area
 • Total 478 sq mi (1,238 km2)
Elevation 1,066 ft (325 m)
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)

Zapotillo Canton is a canton of Ecuador, located in the Loja Province. Its capital is the town of Zapotillo. Its population at the 2001 census was 10,940.[1]

General information[edit]

Header Cantonal: Zapotillo

Elevation: 325 m.s.n.m

Average temperature: 26 °C

Area: 1238 Km2

Climate: Subtropical dry

Location: Southeast of the province of Loja

Limits:
North and South: Republic of Peru
East Puyango Canton, Pinal, and Macara Celica
West. Republic of Peru

Political Division:
1 urban parish, 5 rural parishes and 69 barrios

urban parish: Zapotillo

rural parishes: Mangahurco, Garzarreal, Lemons, Paletillas, and Bolaspamba

TRADITIONAL PARTY'

  • Cantonization August 27
  • Religious celebration January 20

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cantons of Ecuador at statoids.com