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Quito is located in Ecuador Quito Location of Quito within Ecuador Coordinates: 00°15′00″S 78°35′00″W / 0.25°S 78.5833333°W / -0.25; -78.5833333Coordinates: 00°15′00″S 78°35′00″W / 0.25°S 78.5833333°W / -0.25; -78.
Quito is the capital of Ecuador. It was founded in 1534 on the ruins of an ancient Inca city. Today, two million people live in Quito. It was the first city to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1978 (along with Krakow in Poland).
Settled by the Quito people, it was captured by the Incas in 1487 and held by the Spanish from 1534 until 1822. The city has frequently been damaged by earthquakes. Population: 1,390,000.
Quito’s historic centre is the largest, most-intact and best-restored Old Town in the Americas. Wherever you go in Quito, you can’t afford to miss it! Explore More in Quito - guias_quito.
Quito, officially known as San Francisco de Quito is the capital of Ecuador, a country located in South America. It is the first city in the world that was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
We have been regular visitors to Quito for a number or years and have many good friends in the city.
Map of Ecuador showing location of QuitoMap of Ecuador showing location of Quito Coordinates: 00°15′00″S, 78°35′00″W Country Ecuador Province Pichincha Canton Quito Government - Mayor
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6 kmThis Quito hotel puts guests within easy reach of many of the city's attractions, including the old town, which offers plenty of colonial architectural attractions, restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues.
Quito is Ecuador's capital, the country's second largest city and the capital of the province of Pichincha. Nestled in a long narrow valley, Quito is one of South America's most attractive destinations.
III) fundó la Diócesis de San Francisco de Quito con la finalidad de mejorar el proceso de evangelización a los indígenas, el cual era difícil por la extensión del territorio.
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Quito lies between two mountain ranges and its altitude is 2,800 metres or about 10,000 feet. It may take you a couple of days to get accustomed to the altitude. Quito is roughly divided into three parts: the Old City at the centre, with southern and northern districts to either side.