Pichincha Province

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Pichincha
Province
Province o Pichincha

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Location o Pichincha in Ecuador.
Cantons o Pichincha Province
Kintra Ecuador
Established 1824
Named for Pichincha volcano
Caipital Quito
Cantons
Government
 • Provincial Prefect Gustavo Baroja Narváez
Area
 • Total 9,535.91 km2 (3,681.84 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,576,287
 • Density 270/km2 (700/sq mi)
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)
Website http://www.pichincha.gov.ec/

Pichincha is a province o Ecuador locatit in the northren sierra region; its caipital an lairgest ceety is Quito. It is bordered bi Imbabura & Esmeraldas tae the north, Cotopaxi & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas tae the sooth, Napo & Sucumbíos tae the east, an Esmeraldas & Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas tae the wast.

Prior tae 2008, the canton Santo Domingo de los Colorados wis pairt o the Pichincha Province. It haes syne become its awn province, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas.

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The province is dividit intae aicht cantons.

Canton Pop. (2001) Aurie (km²) Cantonization Caipital
Cayambe 69,800 1,187 July 23, 1883 Cayambe
Mejía 62,888 1,459 July 23, 1883 Machachi
Pedro Moncayo 25,594 333 Sep. 26, 1911 Tabacundo
Pedro Vicente Maldonado 9,965 657 Jan. 28, 1992 Pedro Vicente Maldonado
Puerto Quito 17,100 719 Apr. 1, 1996 Puerto Quito
Quito 1,839,853 4,204 Dec. 6, 1534 Quito
Rumiñahui 65,882 134 May 31, 1938 Sangolquí
San Miguel de Los Bancos 10,717 801 Feb. 14, 1991 San Miguel de los Bancos

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Coordinates: 0°15′S 78°35′W / 0.250°S 78.583°W / -0.250; -78.583