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Sangolquí is a suburb of Quito[1] and is the seat of Rumiñahui canton in the province of Pichincha, in northern Ecuador. It is connected to Quito by the Autopista General Rumiñahui (General Rumiñahui Highway).

The city is home to the prestigious university ESPE, one of the best universities in Ecuador. It is also home to Colegio Liceo del Valle, Colegio Antares, Liceo Naval Quito and "Émile Jaques-Dalcroze" High School, which offers International Baccalaureate and is an authorized centre for University of Cambridge ESOL Examinations.


  1. ^ "2.3. General characteristics of the urban socio-ecosystem in Quito". Urban and Peri-Urban Forestry in Quito, Ecuador: a Case-Study. FAO. Retrieved 16 December 2016.

Coordinates: 0°20′4″S 78°26′51″W / 0.33444°S 78.44750°W / -0.33444; -78.44750