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Province of Sucumbios
Flag of Sucumbios
Coat of arms of Sucumbios
Coat of arms
Location of Sucumbíos Province in Ecuador.
Location of Sucumbíos Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Sucumbíos Province
Cantons of Sucumbíos Province
Country Ecuador
Established February 11, 1989.
Capital Nueva Loja
Cantons List of Cantons
 • Type Provincial
 • Total 18,084.42 km2 (6,982.43 sq mi)
 (2010 census)
 • Total 176,472
 • Density 9.758234/km2 (25.27371/sq mi)
 • Urban
Time zone UTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registration K
HDI (2017) 0.716
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Sucumbíos is a province in northeast Ecuador. The capital and largest city is Nueva Loja (normally referred to as Lago Agrio).

Political division

The province is divided into seven cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the 2001 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.

Canton Pop. (2019) Area (km²) Seat/Capital
Cascales 15,390 1,248 El Dorado de Cascales
Cuyabeno 7,200 3,875 Tarapoa
Gonzalo Pizarro 9,910 2,223 Lumbaqui
Lago Agrio 117,050 3,139 Nueva Loja (Lago Agrio)
Putumayo 15,450 3,559 Puerto Carmen
Shushufindi 56,700 2,463 Shushufindi
Sucumbíos 3,790 1,502 La Bonita
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