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|Founded||May 5, 1971|
|• City||379.80 km2 (146.64 sq mi)|
|Elevation||297 m (974 ft)|
|• Density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Area code||(+593) 06|
|Website||www.lagoagrio.gob.ec (in Spanish)|
Nueva Loja (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈnwe.βa ˈlo.xa]), also known as Lago Agrio, is the capital of the province of Sucumbíos in Ecuador. It was founded in the 1960s as a base camp of Texaco. The official population as of the 2010 census is 57,727.