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Province of Carchi
Flag of Carchi
Coat of arms of Carchi
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Heir of the Sun, and Earth
Carchi Province in Ecuador
Carchi Province in Ecuador
Cantons of Carchi Province
Cantons of Carchi Province
Country  Ecuador
Legal establishment November 19, 1880
Capital Tulcán
 • Total 3,780.45 km2 (1,459.64 sq mi)
 (2010 census)
 • Total 164,524
 • Density 43.51969/km2 (112.7155/sq mi)
Time zone UTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registration C

Carchi is a province in Ecuador. The capital is Tulcán. The Carchi River forms the boundary between Colombia and Ecuador.


The province is divided into 6 cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the 2019 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.

Canton Pop. (2019) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Bolívar 15,500 353 Bolívar
Espejo 13,860 554 El Ángel
Mira 12,070 588 Mira
Montúfar 34,030 383 San Gabriel
San Pedro de Huaca 8,840 71 Huaca
Tulcán 101,230 1,801 Tulcán

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