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Riobamba
City
San Pedro de Riobamba
From top, left to right: Panoramic view of the city, monument to Pedro Vicente Maldonado, sculpture of Neptune, Primera Constituyente Street, St. Peter Cathedral, monument to Edmundo Chiriboga, Maldonado High School, Riobamba railway station, Chimborazo volcano and Monumental Raúl Dávalos bullring.
From top, left to right: Panoramic view of the city, monument to Pedro Vicente Maldonado, sculpture of Neptune, Primera Constituyente Street, St. Peter Cathedral, monument to Edmundo Chiriboga, Maldonado High School, Riobamba railway station, Chimborazo volcano and Monumental Raúl Dávalos bullring.
Flag of Riobamba
Coat of arms of Riobamba
Riobamba is located in Ecuador
Riobamba
Riobamba
Location in Ecuador
Coordinates: 01°40′23″S 78°38′54″W / 1.67306°S 78.64833°W / -1.67306; -78.64833Coordinates: 01°40′23″S 78°38′54″W / 1.67306°S 78.64833°W / -1.67306; -78.64833
CountryEcuador
ProvinceChimborazo Province
CantonRiobamba Canton
FoundedAugust 15, 1534
Relocation1799
Founded byDiego de Almagro
Parishes
Urban Parishes
  • Lizarzaburu
  • Maldonado
  • Velasco
  • Veloz
  • Yaruquíes
Government
 • MayorNapoleon Cadena
Area
 • City59.05 km2 (22.80 sq mi)
 • Metro
982.69 km2 (379.42 sq mi)
Elevation
2,754 m (9,035 ft)
Population
 (2010 census)
 • City156,723
 • Density2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)
 • Metro
225,741
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Websitewww.gadmriobamba.gob.ec (in Spanish)

Riobamba (Spanish pronunciation: [rjoˈβamba], full name San Pedro de Riobamba; Quechua: Rispampa) is the capital of Chimborazo Province in central Ecuador, and is located in the Chambo River Valley of the Andes.[1] It is 200 km (120 mi) south of Ecuador's capital Quito and located at an elevation of 2,754 m on the Avenue of the Volcanoes.

The city is an important regional transport center and a stop on the Pan-American Highway, which runs through Ecuador. Riobamba is one of the largest cities in the central portion of Ecuador's Sierra region.

  1. ^ "Riobamba, Ecuador – Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin". www.galenfrysinger.com.

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United Provinces of New Granada

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