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Ecuador main cities, Quito city, Cotopaxi volcano

Quito, the Metropolitan District and capital of the Republic of Ecuador, finds itself between a contemporary and a colonial city that is constantly being built each day. The modern structure mixes with the crossbreeding and colonial heritage where both national residents and foreign visitors always find a place to work, enjoy and remember.

Quito and the Andes mountains

Located in the Andes mountain range 2.800 meters above sea level, Quito occupies a plateau of 12.000 square kilometers.

Its environmental temperature oscillates between 50º to 77º F (10 to 25 centigrade degrees).

Ecuador main cities, Quito city, Plaza de la Independencia

The climatic contrasts that are presented during the course of a day, allows one to enjoy the four seasons of the year around the clock - as if having eternal spring. Also, the city is surrounded by the Cotopaxi volcano and Pichincha, Antizana, Cayambe volcanoes that make up the majestic Andean contour.

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