Rumiñahui Canton

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Rumiñahui

Rumiñawi
Rumiñahui and Lake Limpiopunku
Rumiñahui and Lake Limpiopunku
Flag of Rumiñahui
Flag
Official seal of Rumiñahui
Seal
Location of Pichincha Province in Ecuador.
Location of Pichincha Province in Ecuador.
Cantons of Pichincha Province
Cantons of Pichincha Province
Country Ecuador
ProvincePichincha Province
CapitalSangolquí
Established31 May 1938
Population
 (2016 projection)[1]
 • Total104,311
Time zoneUTC-5 (ECT)
Websitehttp://www.ruminahui.gob.ec

Rumiñahui (in Hispanicized spelling, [rumiˈɲawi]) or Rumiñawi (Quechua rumi stone, ñawi eye,[2] "stone eye") is a canton of Pichincha Province in Ecuador. Its seat is Sangolquí. The canton lies southeast of Quito Canton and forms a suburb of Quito.[3]

Parishes[edit]

The canton is made up of the following parishes:

See also[edit]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ "Proyección de la Población Ecuatoriana, por años calenario, según cantones 2010-2020". Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos. Retrieved 15 December 2016.
  2. ^ Teofilo Laime Acopa, Diccionario Bilingüe, Iskay simipi yuyay k'ancha, Quechua – Castellano, Castellano – Quechua (Quechua-Spanish dictionary)
  3. ^ "2.3. General characteristics of the urban socio-ecosystem in Quito". Urban and Peri-Urban Forestry in Quito, Ecuador: a Case-Study. FAO. Retrieved 15 December 2016.

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