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Orellana
Province
Province of Orellana
Flag of Orellana
Location of Orellana Province in Ecuador.
Location of Orellana Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Orellana Province
Cantons of Orellana Province
CountryEcuador
EstablishedJuly 28, 1998
Founded byAlejandro Labaca
Named forFrancisco de Orellana
CapitalPuerto Francisco de Orellana
CantonsList of Cantons
Area
 • Total21,692.10 km2 (8,375.37 sq mi)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • Total136,396
 • Density6.3/km2 (16/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Vehicle registrationQ
HDI (2017)0.701[1]
high · 23rd
Websitewww.orellana.gob.ec

Orellana (Spanish pronunciation: [oɾeˈʝana]) is an inland province of Ecuador. The capital is Puerto Francisco de Orellana (also known as Coca). It was created on July 30, 1998, from part of Napo Province.

The name of the province derives from the explorer Francisco de Orellana who it is told to have sailed from somewhere near the town to the Atlantic Ocean. He did this trip several times looking for the gold city of El Dorado and in search of a rumored Nutmeg forest which at the time was a very expensive spice. During his voyages he met a ferocious tribe of Indians who attacked his ships and many among them were women. This led to the naming of the river as the Amazon river. The province is divided in four cantons.

  1. ^ Villalba, Juan. "Human Development Index in Ecuador". Scribd (in Spanish). Retrieved 2019-02-05.

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