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Manabí is a province in Ecuador. Its capital is Portoviejo. The province is named after the Manabí people.DemographicsEthnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010: Mestizo 66.7%Montubio 19.2%Afro-Ecuadorian 6.0%White 7.7%Indigenous 0.2%Other 0.3%EconomyManabí's economy is based heavily on natural resources and organic products; these include cacao, bananas, noble woods, cotton, and seafood. Its industrial sector is based on tuna, great quality tobacco, and agua ardiente (Spanish brandy) beverage production. Local products include crafting of Montecristi hats (i.e. Panama hats), and furniture (rattan).CantonsThe province is divided into 22 cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the 2001 census, its area in square kilometers (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.Manabi Province is in Ecuador. Customize your holiday with our Ecuador trip planner to create an adventure that suits you.
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