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El Oro, Ecuador

El Oro is one of 24 primary administrative regions in Ecuador with a population of approximately 600,659 people.

Facts and figures on El Oro at a glance

Region name: El Oro (Provincia de El Oro)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 600,659 people
Country: Ecuador
Continent: South America

The regional headquarters of El Oro (Provincia de El Oro) is located in the regional capital Machala (Machala) with a population of 198,123 people.

The distance as the crow flies from El Oro's regional capital Machala to Ecuador's capital Quito (Quito) is approximately 372 km (231 mi).

Facts and figures about El Oro
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
El Oro Provincia de El Oro600,659 peopleMachala Machala198,123 people

Compare with other regions in Ecuador.

Map of El Oro

Map of El Oro

Information on El Oro

Information on El Oro
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
El Oro Provincia de El OroMachala Machala14EcuadorSouth America

Time in El Oro

Time in El Oro
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 1:06pmNoThu, 23 Sep 2021 - 1:06pmUTC -5.0America/Guayaquil

Geographic coordinates of El Oro

Latitude & Longitude of El Oro
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map3°30'00.0"S (-3.5000000°)79°49'60.0"W (-79.8333300°)

Subregions in El Oro

There are 14 administrative subregions in El Oro.
Subregions in El Oro
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Atahualpa Atahualpa1.---
Balsas Balsas2.---
Canton Arenillas Cantón Arenillas3.---
Canton Guabo Cantón Guabo4.---
Canton Huaquillas Cantón Huaquillas5.---
Canton Machala Cantón Machala6.---
Canton Pasaje Cantón Pasaje7.---
Canton Pinas Cantón Piñas8.---
Canton Portovelo Cantón Portovelo9.---
Canton Santa Rosa Cantón Santa Rosa10.---
Canton Zaruma Cantón Zaruma11.---
Chilla Chilla12.---
Las Lajas Las Lajas13.---
Marcabeli Marcabelí14.---

External sources of information on El Oro

El Oro on Wikipedia