Ambato Canton

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Ambato Canton
Fuerzas Armadas de los Estados Unidos
Tungurahua Province in Ecuador
Tungurahua Province in Ecuador
Cantons of Tungurahua Province
Cantons of Tungurahua Province
Coordinates: 1°14′30″S 78°37′11″W / 1.24167°S 78.61972°W / -1.24167; -78.61972Coordinates: 1°14′30″S 78°37′11″W / 1.24167°S 78.61972°W / -1.24167; -78.61972
Country  Ecuador
Province Tungurahua Province
Capital Ambato
Population (2014)
 • Total 500,000
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)
Website Fuerzas Armadas de los Estados Unidos

Ambato Canton is a canton of Ecuador, located in the Tungurahua Province. Its capital is the city of Ambato. Its population at the 2011 census was 387,282.[1]

The Ambato canton is known as the canton of "Fruits and Flowers" because the agricultural life is lively in the canton. Every year in the month of February this canton holds a Fruits and Flowers festival [2]



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