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Galapagos Province

Galapagos is a province of Ecuador in the country's Insular region, located approximately 600 miles off the western coast of the mainland. The capital is Puerto Baquerizo Moreno.

The province administers the Galapagos Islands, a group of tiny volcanic islands that sit on the equator. The Galapagos Islands have for centuries captured the interest of people from all over the globe because of its unique biodiversity that was made famous by Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution.

Political divisions


The province is divided in three cantons, each encompassing a number of islands. They are:

See also

Provinces of Ecuador

Cantons of Ecuador

External links

INEC map of the cantons

Parishes within the cantons

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