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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Quito (San Francisco de Quito), Ecuador
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Quito using Google Earth DataSatellite view is showing San Francisco de Quito, second most populous city and the national capital of Ecuador, located in the Guayllabamba river basin, on the eastern slopes of the volcano Pichincha in the Andes mountains, in northern Ecuador.
The city lies at an altitude of 2,850 m (9,350 ft), making it the second highest capital in the world only surpassed by La Paz in Bolivia.
Quito has a population of about 1.5 million inhabitants. Official language is Spanish.
The city was founded in the 16th century on the ruins of an Inca city.
Today the Historic Center of Quito is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. It is one of the largest, least-altered and best-preserved historic centers in the Americas. The monasteries of San Francisco and Santo Domingo, and the Church and Jesuit College of La Compañía, with their rich interiors, are pure examples of the 'Baroque school of Quito', which is a fusion of Spanish, Italian, Moorish, Flemish and indigenous art.
The map shows a city map of Quito with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Mariscal Sucre International Airport (IATA code: UIO) in the Tababela parish, by road about 40 km (25 mi) east of the city center.
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View of Quito's old town from the Basílica del Voto Nacional.
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Monday-July-28 13:26UTC/GMT -5 hours
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|Coordinates: 00°15′00″S 78°35′00″W
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