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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.

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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
Guayas Provincia del Guayas1.3,645,483Guayaquil Guayaquil1,952,029
Pichincha Provincia de Pichincha2.2,576,287Quito Quito1,399,814
Los Rios Provincia de Los Ríos3.778,115Babahoyo Babahoyo76,279
Azuay Provincia del Azuay4.712,127Cuenca Cuenca276,964
El Oro Provincia de El Oro5.600,659Machala Machala198,123
Tungurahua Provincia del Tungurahua6.581,389Ambato Ambato154,369
Esmeraldas Provincia de Esmeraldas7.534,092Esmeraldas Esmeraldas165,216
Chimborazo Provincia del Chimborazo8.458,581Riobamba Riobamba124,478
Cotopaxi Provincia de Cotopaxi9.409,205Latacunga Latacunga51,717
Imbabura Provincia de Imbabura10.398,244Ibarra Ibarra132,977
Santo Domingo de los Tsachilas Provincia de Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas11.368,013Santo Domingo de los Colorados Santo Domingo de los Colorados200,421
Santa Elena Provincia de Santa Elena12.308,693Santa Elena Santa Elena42,214
Bolivar Provincia de Bolívar13.183,641Guaranda Guaranda22,199
Sucumbios Provincia de Sucumbíos14.176,472Nueva Loja Nueva Loja24,211
Carchi Provincia del Carchi15.164,524Tulcan Tulcán86,498
Morona-Santiago Provincia de Morona-Santiago16.147,940Macas Macas23,687
Orellana Provincia de Francisco de Orellana17.136,396Puerto Francisco de Orellana Puerto Francisco de Orellana48,144
Napo Provincia de Napo18.103,697Tena Tena17,172
Zamora-Chinchipe Provincia de Zamora-Chinchipe19.91,376Zamora Zamora15,276
Pastaza Provincia del Pastaza20.83,933Puyo Puyo24,881
Canar Provincia del Cañar21.58,185Azogues Azogues34,877
Galapagos Provincia de Galápagos22.25,124Puerto Baquerizo Moreno Puerto Baquerizo Moreno4,214
Loja Provincia de Loja23.-Loja Loja117,796
Manabi Provincia de Manabí24.-Portoviejo Portoviejo170,326