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Cantons of Ecuador

The Cantons of Ecuador are the second-level subdivisions of Ecuador, below the provinces. There are 226 cantons in the country, of which three are not in any province. The cantons are further sub-divided into parishes, which are classified as either urban or rural. Below is a list of cantons by province.

Carchi Province

Esmeraldas Province

Loja Province

Napo Province

Santa Elena Province

Zamora-Chinchipe Province

No provinces

Three cantons are not part of any province.

Las Golondrinas

Manga del Cura

El Piedrero


In each canton there is a jefe politico, chosen by, and representing the interests of, the president. There are also a mayor (alcalde) and a municipal council (concejo municipal), chosen by popular vote.

See also

Provinces of Ecuador


Statoids: Cantons of Ecuador

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