Riobamba Canton

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Riobamba Canton
Canton
Tungurahua volcano as seen from Riobamba
Tungurahua volcano as seen from Riobamba
Cantons of Chimborazo Province
Cantons of Chimborazo Province
Parishes of Riobamba Canton
Parishes of Riobamba Canton
Coordinates: 1°40′27.65″S 78°38′53.86″W / 1.6743472°S 78.6482944°W / -1.6743472; -78.6482944
Country  Ecuador
Province Chimborazo Province
Capital Riobamba
Population (2001)
 • Total 193,315
Time zone ECT (UTC-5)

Riobamba Canton is one of ten cantons of the Chimborazo Province in Ecuador. Its population at the 2001 census was 193,315.[1] Its capital is the town of Riobamba.

Subdivision[edit]

The canton is divided into 16 parishes, five urban parishes, Lizarzaburu, Maldonado, Velasco, Veloz and Yaruquíes, and eleven rural parishes: Cacha, Calpi, Cubijíes, Flores, Licán, Licto, Pungalá, Punín, Químiag, San Juan and San Luís.

Parish Inhabitants (2001)[2]
Total 193,315
Riobamba (urban) 124,807
Rural area 68,508
Periphery 10,543
Cacha Parish 3,763
Calpi Parish 6,170
Cubijíes Parish 2,207
Flores Parish 5,548
Licán Parish -
Licto Parish 7,499
Pungalá Parish 6,110
Punín Parish 5,980
Químiag Parish 5,472
San Juan Parish 6,863
San Luís Parish 8,353

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