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Independence and Republic

Ecuador main cities, Ambato cityOn November 12, 1820, Ambato achieved its independence pronouncement with the capture of the realistic barrack by a group of armed patriots commanded by Cipriano Delgado. Later the Spanish troops directed by Melchor Aymerich, President of the Plaza of Quito, infringe Huachi's defeat to the hosts patriots.

The realist Crnl. Gonzalez, quartered in Ambato, makes a campaign of reprisal when the army of Sucre who initiates the liberating campaign from Guayaquil, is ending with the Spanish  resistance up to culminating with the battle of Pichincha. For this epoch, Ambato was a corregimiento. In 1831 it is annexed to the province of Pichincha and in 1851. In 1860 it achieves the category of province. The respective decree says in the second article:

" The cantons of Ambato, Píllaro and Pelileo, they will form a province with the name of Ambato's Province ". During the Republic, in Ambato it met to National Convention summoned by Vicente Rocafuerte as Supreme Chief and he is chosen by President of the Republic (1835).

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