Quito

Quito is the capital of . 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.
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Notable Places in the Area

Heritage site
Carondelet Palace is the seat of government of the Republic of , located in Quito. Photo: Taty2007, CC BY 3.0.

University
The is a national university located in Quito, and is the oldest and largest university in Ecuador, and one of the oldest in the Americas. Photo: Pablo Alejandro Araujo Granda, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Peak
is a 200-metre-high hill of volcanic-origin, with loess soil, located between southern and central Quito. Photo: Cayambe, CC BY-SA 3.0.

University
The Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador is a Pontifical Catholic university founded in 1946 in Quito, Ecuador. Photo: David Adam Kess, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is an electoral parish or district of Quito, the capital city of in northwestern .

Quito

Latitude
-0.2202° or 0° 13' 13" south
Longitude
-78.5123° or 78° 30' 44" west
Population
2,670,000
Elevation
2,854 metres (9,364 feet)
IATA airport code
UIO
United Nations Location Code
EC UIO
Open Location Code
67F3QFHQ+W3
Open­Street­Map ID
node 58950371
Geo­Names ID
3652462
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Also Known As

  • Adyghe; Adygei: Кито
  • Afrikaans: Quito
  • Afrikaans: San Francisco de Quito
  • Akan: Quito
  • Albanian: Kuito
  • Amharic: ኪቶ
  • Arabic: Quito
  • Arabic: كيتو
  • Aragonese: Quito
  • Aragonese: San Francisco de Quito
  • Armenian: Quito
  • Armenian: Կիտո
  • Asturian; Bable: Quitu
  • Asturian; Bable: San Francisco de Quito
  • Avaric: Quito
  • Aymara: Kitu
  • Azerbaijani: Kito
  • Balinese: Quito
  • Bashkir: Кито
  • Basque: Quito
  • Belarusian: Кіта
  • Bengali: কিতো
  • Bosnian: Quito
  • Breton: Quito
  • Breton: San Francisco de Quito
  • Bulgarian: Кито
  • Burmese: ကီတိုမြို့
  • Catalan: Quito
  • Catalan: San Francisco de Quito
  • Cebuano: Quito (ulohang dakbayan)
  • Cebuano: Quito
  • Central Kurdish: کیتۆ
  • Chavacano: Quito
  • Chechen: Кито
  • Chimborazo Highland Quichua: Quitu
  • Chimborazo Highland Quichua: San Francisco de Quito
  • Chinese: Quito
  • Chinese: UIO
  • Chinese: 基多
  • Chuvash: Кито
  • Croatian: Quito
  • Czech: Quito
  • Czech: San Francisco de Quito
  • Danish: Quito
  • Danish: San Francisco de Quito
  • Dimli: Quito
  • Dutch: Quito
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: كيتو
  • English: Quito, Ecuador
  • English: San Francisco de Quito
  • English: UIO
  • Esperanto: Kito
  • Estonian: Quito
  • Estonian: San Francisco de Quito
  • Extremaduran: Quitu
  • Fijian Hindustani: Quito
  • Finnish: Quito
  • French: Quito
  • French: San Francisco de Quito
  • French: UIO
  • Frisian: Kito
  • Frisian: Quito
  • Gaelic (Scots): Quito
  • Gallegan: Quito
  • Gallegan: San Francisco de Quito
  • Georgian: Quito
  • Georgian: San Francisco de Quito
  • Georgian: კიტო
  • German: Quito
  • German: San Francisco de Quito
  • Greek: Κίτο
  • Greek: Σαν Φρανσίσκο ντε Κίτο
  • Guarani: Kíto
  • Guarani: Quito
  • Gujarati: ક્વિટો
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Kito
  • Hakka Chinese: Quito
  • Hausa: Quito
  • Hawaiian: Quito
  • Hawaiian: San Francisco de Quito
  • Hebrew: קיטו
  • Hindi: Quito
  • Hindi: क्विटो
  • Hindi: क्वीटो
  • Hungarian: Quito
  • Icelandic: Quito
  • Icelandic: San Francisco de Quito
  • Ido: Quito
  • Iloko: Quito
  • Indonesian: Quito
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Quito
  • Interlingue: Quito
  • Irish: Quito
  • Italian: Quito
  • Italian: San Francisco de Quito
  • Italian: UIO
  • Japanese: Quito
  • Japanese: キト
  • Javanese: Quito
  • Kannada: ಕ್ವಿಟೋ
  • Kazakh: Quito
  • Kazakh: UIO
  • Kazakh: Кито
  • Kazakh: Кито қаласы
  • Kinyarwanda: Quito
  • Kirghiz: Quito
  • Kirghiz: Кито
  • Korean: Quito
  • Korean: UIO
  • Korean: 키토
  • Kurdish: Quito
  • Ladino: Kito
  • Ladino: Quito
  • Lao: Quito
  • Latin: Quitum
  • Latvian: Kito
  • Letzeburgesch: Quito
  • Ligurian: Quito
  • Lingala: Quito
  • Lithuanian: Kitas
  • Livvi: Kito
  • Lombard: Quito
  • Macedo Romanian: Quito
  • Macedonian: Кито
  • Malagasy: Quito
  • Malay (generic): Quito
  • Malay (generic): San Francisco de Quito
  • Malayalam: ക്വിറ്റോ
  • Maori: Quito
  • Marathi: क्वितो
  • Min Dong Chinese: Quito
  • Min Nan Chinese: Quito
  • Mongolian: Кито
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: كيطو
  • Narom: Qùito
  • Nauru: Quito
  • Northern Frisian: Quito
  • Northern Luri: کیتو
  • Northern Sami: Quito
  • Norwegian: Quito
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Quito
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Quito
  • Novial: Kito
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Quito
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Кито
  • Panjabi: ਕੀਤੋ
  • Papiamento: Quito
  • Persian: کیتو
  • Piemontese: Quito
  • Polish: Quito
  • Portuguese: Quito
  • Portuguese: San Francisco de Quito
  • Portuguese: UIO
  • Pushto: کیتو
  • Quechua: Kitu
  • Quechua: Quito
  • Raeto-Romance: Quito
  • Romanian: Quito
  • Romanian: San Francisco de Quito
  • Romanian: UIO
  • Russian: Quito
  • Russian: Кито
  • Sardinian: Quito
  • Saterfriesisch: Quito
  • Schwyzerdütsch: Quito
  • Scots: Quito
  • Serbian: Quito
  • Serbian: Кито
  • Serbo-Croatian: Quito
  • Shona: Quito
  • Sicilian: Quito
  • Sinhalese: ක්විටෝ
  • Slovak: Quito
  • Slovenian: Kito
  • Slovenian: Quito
  • Somali: Quito
  • Sorbian, Upper: Quito
  • South Azerbaijani: کیتو
  • Spanish: Carita de Dios
  • Spanish: Luz de América
  • Spanish: Mitad del Mundo
  • Spanish: Quito
  • Spanish: Quitu
  • Spanish: San Francisco de Quito
  • Spanish: UIO
  • Swahili (generic): Quito
  • Swedish: Quito
  • Tagalog: Quito
  • Tajik: Кито
  • Tamil: Quito
  • Tamil: கித்தோ
  • Tamil: குயிடோ
  • Tamil: க்வீடோ
  • Tatar: Кито
  • Telugu: కీటో
  • Thai: กีโต
  • Tibetan: ཁེ་ཐོ།
  • Tosk Albanian: Quito
  • Turkish: Kito
  • Turkish: Quito
  • Turkish: UIO
  • Turkmen: Kito
  • Udmurt: Кито
  • Uighur: Quito
  • Uighur: كىتو
  • Ukrainian: Quito
  • Ukrainian: Кіто
  • Urdu: Quito
  • Urdu: کیٹو
  • Uzbek: Kito
  • Uzbek: Quito
  • Venetian: Quito
  • Veps: Kito
  • Vietnamese: Quito
  • Volapük: Quito
  • Waray (Philippines): Quito
  • Welsh: Quito
  • Welsh: San Francisco de Quito
  • Western Panjabi: کوئتو
  • Wu Chinese: Quito
  • Wu Chinese: 基多
  • Yiddish: קיטא
  • Yoruba: Quito
  • Yue Chinese: Quito
  • Yue Chinese: 基多

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