Quito is the capital of Ecuador and has a growing city of 2 million people. With plenty of Spanish traditions and influences from other countries around the world, Quito is booming with culture and history. The city has a mix of economic conditions as well as a mix of architectural styles. With small-town neighborhoods and big-city attractions, Quito has a refreshing blend of historical and modern culture.
- Quito is located 9,000 feet above sea level. At the base of Mount Pichincha, it’s nestled in a high valley.
- Quito is known to have a climate that resembles “eternal spring.”
- Quito is surrounded by mountains and three volcanoes.
- The city has dozens of modern shopping centers, restaurants, parks, movie centers, theaters and museums.