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Quebrada La Merced Destination Guide

Explore Quebrada La Merced in Ecuador.

Quebrada La Merced in the region of Pichincha is a place in Ecuador - some 22 mi (or 36 km) North of Quito, the country's capital city.

Interactive map of Quebrada La Merced

Current time in Quebrada La Merced is now 03:07 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "America / Guayaquil" with an UTC offset of -5 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Tulcan, Santa Rosa de Cusubamba, San Antonio, Riobamba, Quito or Tumbes. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Hacienda Tanda, Hacienda San Juan, Hacienda San Jose, Hacienda San Isidro, Hacienda Rumicuchu and Hacienda La Providencia. We saw 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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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

17°C / 62 °F Light rain
Morning Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Evening Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Night Temperature 4°C / 39 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 49%
Air Pressure 703.6 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 8% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Tuesday, 18th of December 2018
Light rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Light rain Day: 14°C (58 °F)
Night: 4°C (39 °F)
Wednesday, 19th of December 2018
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)
Thursday, 20th of December 2018
Moderate rain, calm, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 19°C (66 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)

Videos

Mojanda - (20) may-23-2010[1]

02:00 min ( May 29, 2010 by yeti616)
Views: 353 - Rating: 5/5

Salida de la Laguna

Equator - Drains and Balance

01:42 min ( November 29, 2012 by TakeThatVacation)
Views: 24 - Rating: 0/5

Watch water drain exactly over the equator with no spin, then in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres where there is spin. The portable drain is moved a few feet to accomplish this at Museo de Sitio ...


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Interesting facts about this location

Catequilla

Catequilla (also Kati-Killa) is an archaeological site in the Pomasqui Valley of Ecuador. Located in the Parish of San Antonio, near Quito, it has an elevation of 2,638 metres . Attributed to the Pre-Columbian era Quitu-Cara culture, it was presumably used as an astronomical observatory even before the arrival of the Incas, and is the only prehispanic site known to be exactly at Equator.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 0.07, -78.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Ancient astronomical observatories, Archaeological sites in Ecuador

Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve

Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua (Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve) is a protected area around Pululuhua Volcano in the north of Quito Canton, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. It is 17 km north of Quito, in the northwestern part of the Pomasqui Valley.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 0.07, -78.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Nature reserves in Ecuador, Quito Canton

Pululagua

Pululagua is a dormant volcano in the north of Quito Canton, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. The volcano is in the Western Cordillera of the northern Ecuadorian Andes, approximately west-southwest of Mojanda and north of Casitahua volcanoes. Pululagua's caldera is approximately 5 km wide. The volcano is within an Ecuadorian national park known as Reserva Geobotánica Pululahua.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 0.07, -78.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Quito Canton, Volcanic calderas, Volcanoes of Ecuador

San Antonio de Pichincha

San Antonio de Pichincha, or simply San Antonio, also but less frequently known by its older name San Antonio de Lulumpamba, is a rural parish of Quito Canton, Pichincha Province, Ecuador. The seat of the parish lies in an arid plain with sandy soil known as Lulumpamba. The Quechua language name of the plain means plain of fruit(s). It is southeast of Pululahua Volcano and east of Casitagua Volcano. In the village there is also a Lulumpamba street named after the plain.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 0.07, -78.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Parishes of Quito Canton

Ciudad Mitad del Mundo

The Ciudad Mitad del Mundo (Spanish: Middle of the World City) is a tract of land owned by the prefecture of the province of Pichincha, Ecuador. It is located at San Antonio parish of the canton of Quito, north of the center of Quito. The grounds contain the Museo Etnográfico Mitad del Mundo, a museum about the indigenous ethnography of Ecuador.

More reading: Ciudad Mitad del Mundo homepage
Located at 0.07, -78.4 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Monuments and memorials in Ecuador, Quito Canton

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