|San Pedro de Riobamba|
Location in Ecuador
|Founded||August 15, 1534|
|Founded by||Diego de Almagro|
|• Mayor||Napoleon Cadena|
|• City||59.05 km2 (22.80 sq mi)|
|• Metro||982.69 km2 (379.42 sq mi)|
|Elevation||2,754 m (9,035 ft)|
|• Density||2,700/km2 (6,900/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (ECT)|
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. It is 200 km (120 mi) south of Ecuador's capital Quito and located at an elevation of 2,754 m.
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.