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Napo
Province
Province of Napo
Flag of Napo
Location of Napo Province in Ecuador.
Location of Napo Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Napo Province
Cantons of Napo Province
Coordinates: 0°59′20″S 77°48′57″W / 0.9890°S 77.8159°W / -0.9890; -77.8159Coordinates: 0°59′20″S 77°48′57″W / 0.9890°S 77.8159°W / -0.9890; -77.8159
CountryEcuador
EstablishedOctober 22, 1959.
CapitalTena
CantonsList of Cantons
Government
 • GovernorRita Tunay
Area
 • Total12,542.50 km2 (4,842.69 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total103,697
 • Density8.3/km2 (21/sq mi)
 • Urban
60,880
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationN
HDI (2017)0.731[1]
high · 11th
Websitewww.napo.gob.ec

Napo (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈnapo]) is a province in Ecuador. Its capital is Tena. The province contains the Napo River. The province is low developed without much industrial presence. The thick rainforest is home to many natives that remain isolated by preference, descendants of those who fled the Spanish invasion in the Andes, and the Incas years before. In 2000, the province was the sole remaining majority-indigenous province of Ecuador, with 56.3% of the province either claiming indigenous identity or speaking an indigenous language.[2]

This province is one of the many located in Ecuador's section of the Amazon Rainforest.

In Napo province are also Antisana Ecological Reserve, Sumaco Napo-Galeras National Park, and Limoncocha National Biological Reserve.

  1. ^ Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.
  2. ^ "Informe Social 2003. Retrieved July 30, 2011" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on December 10, 2011. Retrieved July 30, 2011.

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