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Regions in Ecuador

Ecuador is made up of 24 primary administrative regions. Have a closer look at the regions in Ecuador. Information on all primary administrative regions in Ecuador.

Please note that unfortunately population data are not available for all regions in Ecuador.

Please click on a region name for more information on this region.

You can sort the regions in Ecuador alphabeticallyby population by capitals of the regionsby capitals population

Primary administrative regions in Ecuador

There are 24 regions in Ecuador in the primary administrative level.
Primary administrative regions in Ecuador
RegionNoPopulationCapitalCapital population
Azuay Provincia del Azuay1.712,127Cuenca Cuenca276,964
Bolivar Provincia de Bolívar2.183,641Guaranda Guaranda22,199
Canar Provincia del Cañar3.58,185Azogues Azogues34,877
Carchi Provincia del Carchi4.164,524Tulcan Tulcán86,498
Chimborazo Provincia del Chimborazo5.458,581Riobamba Riobamba124,478
Cotopaxi Provincia de Cotopaxi6.409,205Latacunga Latacunga51,717
El Oro Provincia de El Oro7.600,659Machala Machala198,123
Esmeraldas Provincia de Esmeraldas8.534,092Esmeraldas Esmeraldas165,216
Galapagos Provincia de Galápagos9.25,124Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Puerto Baquerizo Moreno4,214
Guayas Provincia del Guayas10.3,645,483Guayaquil Guayaquil1,952,029
Imbabura Provincia de Imbabura11.398,244Ibarra Ibarra132,977
Loja Provincia de Loja12.-Loja Loja117,796
Los Rios Provincia de Los Ríos13.778,115Babahoyo Babahoyo76,279
Manabi Provincia de Manabí14.-Portoviejo Portoviejo170,326
Morona-Santiago Provincia de Morona-Santiago15.147,940Macas Macas23,687
Napo Provincia de Napo16.103,697Tena Tena17,172
Orellana Provincia de Francisco de Orellana17.136,396Puerto Francisco de Orellana Puerto Francisco de Orellana48,144
Pastaza Provincia del Pastaza18.83,933Puyo Puyo24,881
Pichincha Provincia de Pichincha19.2,576,287Quito Quito1,399,814
Santa Elena Provincia de Santa Elena20.308,693Santa Elena Santa Elena42,214
Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas Provincia de Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas21.368,013Santo Domingo de los Colorados Santo Domingo de los Colorados200,421
Sucumbios Provincia de Sucumbíos22.176,472Nueva Loja Nueva Loja24,211
Tungurahua Provincia del Tungurahua23.581,389Ambato Ambato154,369
Zamora-Chinchipe Provincia de Zamora-Chinchipe24.91,376Zamora Zamora15,276