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Aloasi Destination Guide

Delve into Aloasi in Ecuador!

Aloasi in the region of Pichincha is located in Ecuador - some 20 mi (or 33 km) South of Quito, the country's capital.

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Current time in Aloasi is now 06:04 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "America / Guayaquil" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Uyumbicho, Riobamba, Quito, Puyo, Pilongo or Tumbes. While being here, make sure to check out Tucuso, Machachi, Hacienda Unagua, Hacienda Sillunchi Grande, Hacienda Sillunchi Chico and Hacienda San Jose Bajo as well. We discovered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.




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Pictures of the Machachi Festival Alliso...

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Touching the Sky Courtrand's photos arou...

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Interesting facts about this location

Illiniza

The Illinizas are a pair of volcanic mountains that are located to the south of Quito. They are found in the ecological reserve that shares its name with the mountains. These twin mountains are separated in the middle by a saddle that is about a kilometer long. The peaks are among the highest in Ecuador, with Illiniza Sur standing slightly taller than Illiniza Norte, its northern counterpart, at 5248 metres and 5126 metres respectively.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.52, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Mountains of Ecuador, Potentially active volcanoes, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Ecuador

Pastaza River

The Pastaza (formerly known as the Sumatara) is a large tributary to the Marañón River in the northwestern Amazon Basin of South America. It has its headwaters in the Ecuadorian province of Cotapaxi, flowing off of the northwestern slopes of the volcano Cotopaxi and known as the Patate River. The Patate flows south and in Tungurahua Province it is joined by the Chambo River just upstream from the town of Baños de Agua Santa just north of the volcano Mount Tungurahua and becomes the Pastaza.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.52, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:International rivers of South America, Rivers of Ecuador, Rivers of Peru, Tributaries of the Amazon River

Cotopaxi

Cotopaxi is a stratovolcano in the Andes Mountains, located about 28 km south of Quito, Ecuador, South America. It is the second highest summit in the country, reaching a height of 5,897 m Cotopaxi has an almost symmetrical cone that rises from a highland plain of about 3,800 metres (12,500 ft), with a width at its base of about 23 kilometres (14 mi). It has one of the few equatorial glaciers in the world, which starts at the height of 5,000 metres (16,400 ft).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.52, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:18th-century volcanic events, 19th-century volcanic events, 20th-century volcanic events, Active volcanoes, Glaciers of Ecuador, Mountains of Ecuador, Stratovolcanoes, Subduction volcanoes, Volcanoes of Ecuador

Sangolquí

Sangolquí is the seat of the Rumiñahui canton in the province of Pichincha in northern Ecuador. Access to the city of Quito through the village of Tumbaco or through the "Autopista General Rumiñahui" (General Rumiñahui Highway).

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -0.52, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 16 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Pichincha Province, Rumiñahui Canton

Escuela Politécnica del Ejército

The Army Polytechnic School (Spanish: Escuela Politécnica del Ejército, also called ESPE) is a higher education university in Sangolquí, Pinchincha Province, Ecuador. It was established on June 16, 1922.

More reading: Escuela Politécnica del Ejército homepage
Located at -0.52, -78.58 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 17 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1922, Pichincha Province, Universities in Ecuador

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