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Santa Elena Province
The Province of Santa Elena is a province of Ecuador in the coastal region. Created in 2007 from territory that belonged to the Guayas Province, it is one of the two newest provinces of Ecuador, along with Santo Domingo de Los Tsáchilas. Its capital city is Santa Elena, from which the province derives its name.Political divisionThe province is divided into three 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.DemographicsEthnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010: Mestizo 79.1%Afro-Ecuadorian 8.5%Montubio 4.9%White 3.7%Indigenous 1.3%Other 2.4%Santa Elena Province is in Ecuador. With our online itinerary creator, Ecuador vacations can be built around trips to Santa Elena Province and other destinations in Ecuador.
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