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For ither uises, see Cotopaxi (disambiguation).

Cotopaxi is ane o the provinces o Ecuador. The caipital is Latacunga. The province contains the Cotopaxi Volcano, an intermittent volcano wi a hicht o 19,388 feet.

Province o Cotopaxi
Banner o Cotopaxi
Location o Cotopaxi in Ecuador.
Location o Cotopaxi in Ecuador.
Cantons o Cotopaxi Province
Cantons o Cotopaxi Province
Coordinates: 0°56′S 78°37′W / 0.933°S 78.617°W / -0.933; -78.617
Kintra Ecuador
 • Provincial Prefect César Umaginga
 • Total 5,985 km2 (2,311 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Tot 406,798
 • Population 2001 356,804
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The province is dividit intae 7 cantons.[1] The follaein table leets each canton wi its population (per the 2001 census), its aurie in square kilometres (km²), an the name o the canton seat (caipital).[2]

Canton Pop. (2001) Aurie (km²) Seat/Caipital
La Maná 32,115 647 La Maná
Latacunga 143,979 1,377 Latacunga
Pangua 19,877 715 El Corazón
Pujilí 60,728 1,289 Pujilí
Salcedo 51,304 484 San Miguel
Saquisilí 20,815 206 Saquisilí
Sigchos 20,722 1,267 Sigchos

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  1. Danny Palmerlee, Michael Grosberg, Carolyn McCarthy (2006), Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands, Lonely Planet, ISBN 1-74104-295-X 
  2. Cantons of Ecuador. Retrieved 4 November 2009.

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