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Galápagos is a province of Ecuadormarker in the country's Insular region, located approximately 600 miles off the western coast of the mainland. The capital is Puerto Baquerizo Morenomarker.

The province administers the Galápagos Islandsmarker, a group of tiny volcanic islands that sit on the equator. The Galápagos Islands have for centuries captured the interest of people from all over the globe because of its unique biodiversity that was made famous by Charles Darwin and his theory of evolution.

Political divisions


The province is divided in three cantons, each encompassing a number of islands. They are:

Canton Area

Capital Principal islands

Isabela 1,780 5,368 Puerto Villamilmarker Darwinmarker, Fernandinamarker, Isabelamarker, Wolfmarker

6,142 849 Españolamarker, Floreanamarker, Genovesamarker, San Cristóbalmarker, Santa Femarker

Santa Cruz 11,262 1,794 Puerto Ayoramarker Baltramarker, Bartolomémarker, Marchenamarker, North Seymour, Pintamarker, Pinzónmarker, Rábidamarker, Santa Cruzmarker, Santiagomarker

Galápagos 19,184 8011 Puerto Baquerizo Morenomarker

See also


  1. Censo de Población y Vivienda, Galápagos 2006. Instituto Nacional de Estadistica y Censos (INEC).

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