|Province of Carchi|
Heir of the Sun, and Earth
|Legal establishment||November 19, 1880|
|• Total||3,780.45 km2 (1,459.64 sq mi)|
|• Density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (ECT)|
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Carchi (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkaɾtʃi]) is a province in Ecuador. The capital is Tulcán. The Carchi River rises on the slopes of Chiles volcano and forms the boundary between Colombia and Ecuador near Tulcan. Rumichaca Bridge is the most important land route between Colombia and Ecuador.