Pedro Moncayo Canton

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Pedro Moncayo
Cantón Pedro Moncayo
Canton
Pedro Moncayo Canton
Flag of Pedro Moncayo
Flag
Official seal of Pedro Moncayo
Seal
Location of Pichincha Province in Ecuador.
Location of Pichincha Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Pichincha Province
Cantons of Pichincha Province
Country  Ecuador
Province Pichincha
Creation of the canton 1911-09-26
Named for Pedro Moncayo
Canton seat Tabacundo
Parishes Tabacundo, La Esperanza, Malchinguí
Government
 • Type Municipality
Area
 • Total 336 km2 (130 sq mi)
Population (INEC census 2001-11-25)
 • Total 25,594
  Decadal national census by the Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC)
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)
Postal code EC1704 (new format), P04 (old format)
Area code(s) 593 2
Website http://www.pedromoncayo.gov.ec

Pedro Moncayo is a canton in the north of the Pichincha Province, Ecuador. The seat of the canton is the city of Tabacundo. The canton is named after politician Pedro Moncayo. The canton is separated by the Mojanda volcano from the canton of Otavalo in the province of Imbabura in the north. It borders the same-province cantons of Cayambe and Quito.

Coordinates: 0°13′S 78°31′W / 0.217°S 78.517°W / -0.217; -78.517