Quito - the capital of Ecuador
In the equatorial part of South America isState of Ecuador with Quito, the capital. The city is extremely beautiful settlement, attracting large numbers of tourists. The city, founded in 1534, is home to more than 2.5 million inhabitants. The capital of Ecuador is located in the mountain of the Andes, at the foot of an active volcano Pichinga. Due to the fact that the city is located on the volcanic ash, there are almost no plants typical of Ecuador.
The climate of the city
Due to its geographical location in theQuito is almost no tropical heat. The proximity of the equator results in the absence of temperature fluctuations. Throughout the year, the average temperature is almost unchanged and amounts to about 15 degrees Celsius. From September to May, there is large amount of precipitation. In these places dry and wet periods can be divided clearly - from June to September and from December to March. Winter frosts are very rare, but there is no snow ever.
The cultural significance of Quito
The merger of a large number of crops andnationalities led to the fact that the city is considered one of the most beautiful cities in South America. Here we are harmoniously intertwined architectural styles of different countries. Since ancient times, the city is divided into three parts. The northern part of Quito is built up by a variety of department stores, financial centers, as well as offices. South of the city - it's industrial enterprises, as well as working-class homes. Central Quito - this is an old city. This is where there are museums, monuments and old houses.
Also, a large number concentrated in Quitouniversities. Among the most famous are: the Catholic University of Ecuador; Central University of Ecuador; National Women's College of May 24; National political school. Also in the capital of Bolivia, it is the four large parks: the park of La Alameda, El Ejido Park, Botanical Park La Carolina, Metropolitano Park.
The population of the capital
The capital of Bolivia inhabit several nationalities. About two-fifths of the population are Quechua Indians. Another two-fifths are Spanish-Indians. One-fifth - is African-Americans. Every holiday is accompanied by a riot of colors and irresistible fun. Mix the blood in the veins gives energy output in the form of a tumultuous carnivals and dances.